UFC 71 Payroll Released

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Updated: May 29, 2007
UFC 71 Payroll Released

UFC 71 Payroll Released

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the payday figures for UFC 71. These figures are those reported to the Commission, but may not include signing bonuses, sponsorships, or percentage of PPV buys. Maybe Rampage can afford his crib now. This is a lot of scratch, but still a far cry from what boxers are getting paid. De La Hoya earned at least $50 million in his fight against Mayweather. Mayweather took home $20 million.

UFC 71 Payroll

  • Quinton Jackson ($225,000) def. Chuck Liddell ($500,000) by KO – R1
  • Karo Parisyan ($32,000) def. Josh Burkman ($7,000) by unanimous decision
  • Terry Martin ($12,000) def. Ivan Salaverry ($17,500) by TKO – R1
  • Houston Alexander ($8,000) def. Keith Jardine ($7,000) by TKO – R1
  • Kalib Starnes ($10,000) def. Chris Leben ($10,000) by unanimous decision
  • Thiago Silva ($16,000) def. James Irvin ($7,000) by TKO – Round 1, 1:06
  • Alan Belcher ($14,000) def. Sean Salmon ($3,000) by guillotine choke – R1
  • Din Thomas ($28,000) def. Jeremy Stephens ($3,000) by armbar – R2
  • Wilson Gouveia ($16,000) def. Cermelo Marrero ($5,000) by guillotine choke R1

Total disclosed pay outs: $920,500

One Comment

  1. Mikey

    May 29, 2007 at 11:24 am

    Its hard to make a living as a fighter when the top paying organization can make a killing and then pay some of the televised fighters just 3 to 5 grand. You gotta have a real love for the sport.

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