Yesterday the Nevada State Athletic Commission released the payouts for the fighters who competed at UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit this past Saturday (Feb.4) at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The top earners, as no surprise were the two headliners, Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit. Diaz took home a whopping $200,000 (with no win bonus) in a losing battle, while the victor Carlos Condit pocketed a cool $100,000.
Other top earners included Fabricio Werdum who made his UFC return with a win against Roy Nelson, who brought in $100,000 and Josh Koscheck who picked up a split decision victory over Mike Pierce banked $146,000.
The total amount paid out was a disclosed $880,500.
Below is the complete list of UFC 143 payouts and salaries (Thanks to MMAmania.com)
Carlos Condit: $110,000 ($55,000 to show, $55,000 to win)
Nick Diaz: $200,000
Condit def. Diaz via unanimous decision
Fabricio Werdum: $100,000 (no win bonus)
Roy Nelson: $20,000
Werdum def. Nelson via unanimous decision
Josh Koscheck: $146,000 ($73,000 to show, $73,000 to win)
Mike Pierce: $20,000
Koscheck def. Pierce via split decision
Renan Barao: $22,000 ($11,000 to show, $11,000 to win)
Scott Jorgensen: $20,500
Barao def. Jorgensen via unanimous decision
Ed Herman: $62,000 ($31,000 to show, $31,000 to win)
Clifford Starks: $8,000
Herman def. Starks via submission
Dustin Poirier: $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
Max Holloway: $6,000
Poirier def. Holloway via submission
Edwin Figueroa: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Alex Caceres: $8,000
Figueroa def. Caceres via split decision
Matt Brown: $30,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 to win)
Chris Cope: $8,000
Brown def. Cope via technical knockout
Matt Riddle: $30,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 to win)
Henry Martinez: $6,000
Riddle def. Martinez via submission
Rafael Natal: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Michael Kuiper: $6,000
Natal def. Kuiper via unanimous decision
Stephen Thompson: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 to win)
Dan Stittgen: $5,000
Thompson def. Stiigen via knockout
As always these payouts do not include sponsor pay, fight bonuses and other non-disclosed payouts such as PPV bonuses.
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