UFC 81 Fighter Payouts and Fight Bonuses

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Here are the fighter payouts according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC):

Total UFC 81 Payout: $892,000

These are Base payouts and don’t include sponsorships, bonuses, taxes and licensing costs.

Brock Lesnar: $250,000 (200k more if he would have won)
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira: $200,000 (100k to fight, 100k to win)
Tim Sylvia: $100,000
Frank Mir: $80,000 (40k to fight, 40k to win)
Nate Marquardt: $52,000 (26k to fight, 26k to win)
Ricardo Almeida: $40,000 (20k to fight, 20k to win)
Tyson Griffin: $36,000 (18k to fight, 18k to win)
Jeremy Horn: $25,000
Chris Lytle: $24,000 (12k to fight, 12k to win)
Rob Emerson: $16,000 (8k to fight, 8k to win)
Marvin Eastman: $14,000 (7k to fight, 7k to win)
Tim Boetsch: $12,000 (6k to fight, 6k to win)
Terry Martin: $12,000
Gleison Tibau: $11,000
David Heath: $6,000
Keita Nakamura: $5,000
Rob Yundt: $5,000
Kyle Bradley: $4,000

UFC 81 Fight Bonuses

Fight of the Night: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Tim Sylvia – 60k each
KO of the Night: Chris Lytle – 60k
Submission of the Night: Frank Mir – 60k