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Affliction ‘Banned’ Salaries: Fighter Paydays And Bonuses

Main Fight Card- Fighter Salaries and Results:

  • Fedor Emelianenko defeats Tim Sylvia (Emelianenko earns $300,000 USD; Sylvia earns $800,000 USD)
  • Andre Arlovski defeats Ben Rothwell (Arlovski earns $500,000 + $250,000 bonus = $750,000 USD; Rothwell earns $250,000 USD)
  • Josh Barnett defeats Pedro Rizzo (Barnett earns $300,000 USD; Rizzo earns $70,000 USD)
  • Mark Hominick defeats Savant Young (Hominick earns $5,000 + $5,000 bonus = $10,000 USD; Young earns $7,000 USD)
  • Renato “Babalu” Sobral defeats Mike Whitehead (Sobral earns $60,000 + $30,000 bonus = $90,000 USD; Whitehead earns $50,000 USD)
  • Matt Lindland defeats Fabio “Negao” Nascimiento (Lindland earns $225,000 + $75,000 = $300,000 USD; Nascimento earns $20,000 USD)
  • Antonio Rogerio Nogueira defeats Edwin Dewees (Nogueira earns $50,000 USD; Dewees earns $15,000 USD)
  • Mike Pyle defeats J.J. Ambrose (Pyle earns $20,000 + $5,000 bonus = $25,000 USD; Ambrose earns $5,000 USD)

Preliminary Fight Card- Fighter Salaries and Results:

  • Vitor Belfort defeats Terry Martin (Belfort earns $70,000 + $70,000 = $140,000 USD; Martin earns $30,000 USD)
  • Paul Buentello defeats Gary Goodridge (Buentello earns $60,000 + $20,000 bonus = $80,000 USD; Goodridge earns $25,000 USD)

Total purse amount = $2,866,000 USD

Total bonus amount = $455,000 USD

Total amount spent on fighters (after fees) = $3,319,737 USD

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