UFC 98 “Evans vs. Machida” Fighter Payouts and Bonuses

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The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the official fighter payout for UFC 98 “Evans vs. Machida”. Rashad Evans lost his UFC light heavyweight title, but picked up 200k for his performance on Saturday night. On the other side of the spectrum, Brandon Wolff pulled in a measly 3k for his loss to Yoshiyuki Yoshida on the undercard. The UFC 98 attendance was solid, drawing in 13,000 attendees to gross a $3.4 million dollars in gate revenue.

Total Disclosed Payouts: $957,000

Lyoto Machida – $140,000 ($70,000 to show, $70,000 to win)
Rashad Evans – $200,000
Machida defeated Evans via technical knockout (strikes) in round two

Matt Hughes – $200,000 ($100,000 to show, $100,000 to win)
Matt Serra – $75,000
Hughes defeated Serra via unanimous decision

Drew McFedries – $34,000 ($17,000 to show, $17,000 to win)
Xavier Foupas-Pokam – $6,000
McFedries defeated Foupas-Pokam via technical knockout (strikes) in round one

Chael Sonnen – $50,000 ($25,000 to show, $25,000 to win)
Dan Miller – $15,000
Sonnen defeated Miller via unanimous decision

Frank Edgar – $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 to win)
Sean Sherk – $40,000
Edgar defeated Sherk via unanimous decision

Brock Larson – $42,000 ($21,000 to show, $21,000 to win)
Mike Pyle – $15,000
Larson defeated Pyle via submission (arm triangle choke) in round one

Tim Hague – $10,000 ($5,000 to show, $5,000 to win)
Pat Barry – $7,000
Hague defeated Barry via submission (guillotine choke) in round one

Kyle Bradley – $8,000 ($4,000 to show, $4,000 to win)
Phillipe Nover – $10,000
Bradley defeated Nover via technical knockout (strikes) in round one

Krzysztof Soszynski – $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Andre Gusmao – $5,000
Soszynski defeated Gusmao via technical knockout (strikes) in round one

Yoshiyuki Yoshida – $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Brandon Wolff – $3,000
Yoshida defeated Wolff via submission (guillotine choke) in round one

George Roop – $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Dave Kaplan – $8,000
Roop defeated Kaplan via split decision

Fight of the Night: $60,000/each – Matt Serra and Matt Hughes
KO of the Night: $60,000 – Lyoto Machida
Submission of the Night: $60,000 – Brock Larson

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