Monday, February 02, 2009

UFC 94 Salaries

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The total disclosed payroll for the event was $1,091,000. ( recently requested and today received the list of disclosed salary figures from the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

The full list of paydays included:

Jake O'Brien: $22,000 ($11,000 win bonus)
def. Christian Wellisch: $12,000

Now, the usual disclaimer: The figures do not include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses and taxes. Additionally, the figures do not include money paid by sponsors, which can oftentimes be a substantial portion of a fighter's income. They also do not include any other "locker room" or special bonuses the UFC oftentimes pays.

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