UFC 102 “Couture vs Nogueira” Fighter Payouts

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Fighter payout numbers have been released by the Oregon State Athletic Commission. Leading the pack with close to half a million dollar payout is “Big Nog” Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. Nog cashed in with 400k plus a 60k bonus for Fight of the Night.

UFC 102 Disclosed Payouts

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira: $400,000 (includes $150,000 bonus)*
Randy Couture: $250,000*
Gabriel Gonzaga: $120,000 ($60,000 win bonus)
Nate Marquardt: $80,000 ($40,000 win bonus)*
Brandon Vera: $70,000 ($35,000 win bonus)
Thiago Silva: $58,000 ($29,000 win bonus)
Keith Jardine: $55,000
Chris Leben: $30,000
Demian Maia: $28,000
Jake Rosholt: $26,000 ($13,000 win bonus)*
Ed Herman: $24,000
Mark Munoz: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)
Mike Russow: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
Aaron Simpson: $18,000 ($9,000 win bonus)
Justin McCully: $15,000
Evan Dunham: $14,000 ($7,000 win bonus)
Marcus Aurelio: $13,000
Chris Tuchscherer: $10,000
Todd Duffee: $10,000 ($5,000 win bonus)
Krzysztof Soszynski: $8,000
Tim Hague: $7,000
Nick Catone: $5,000

Total Disclosed Payout: $1.285 million

Fight Night Bonuses

KO of the Night: Nate Marquardt — 60k*
Submission of the Night: Jake Rosholt — 60k*
Fight of the Night: Randy Couture and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira — 60k each*


  1. ron shaw

    August 31, 2009 at 10:55 am

    fight of the night should have gone to Aurelio and Dunham.

  2. tom

    August 31, 2009 at 11:12 am

    Gabriel Gonzaga:is over paided

    Krzysztof Soszynski: Got Robbed onthe pay..

    Aaron Simpson:His pay should move up

  3. Joey

    August 31, 2009 at 1:55 pm

    Tom's right Gonzaga made more than Nate the Great and he wasn't even shown. What the hell is that about???

  4. Al

    August 31, 2009 at 2:01 pm

    nate was paid more with KO of the night but yea i gotcha

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