UFC 173 salaries

UFC 173 salaries: Robbie Lawler and Daniel Cormier earn biggest payouts, top disclosed payroll

In the headliner, T.J. Dillashaw had a huge upset over Renan Barao taking the UFC bantamweight title. Dillashaw earned a disclosed $36,000 payout for his win. Barao earned $74,000.

The total disclosed payroll for the pay-per-view event was $1,024,000.

The full UFC 173 payouts included:

T.J. Dillashaw: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
def. Renan Barao: $74,000

Daniel Cormier: $170,000 (includes $85,000 win bonus)
def. Dan Henderson: $100,000

Robbie Lawler: $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus)
def. Jake Ellenberger: $68,000

Takeya Mizugaki: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus)
def. Francisco Rivera: $15,000

James Krause: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Jamie Varner: $17,000

Michael Chiesa: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Francisco Trinaldo: $12,000

Tony Ferguson: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Katsunori Kikuno: $10,000

Chris Holdsworth: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
def. Chico Camus: $12,000

Mitch Clarke: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Al Iaquinta: $14,000

Vinc Pichel: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Anthony Njokuani: $20,000

Sam Sicilia: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Aaron Phillips: $8,000

Jingliang Li: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. David Michaud: $8,000

These figures do not include money paid by sponsors and also do not include deductions such as insurance, licenses and taxes. Also, not included arelocker room or special bonuses UFC often pays and PPV revune some top fighters receive.


By: Michelle Luce