The headliners of UFC 102 were the top financial earners this Saturday night as Nogueira and Couture combined for 51 percent of the night’s $1,285,000 payroll. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira was rewarded with $460,000, which includes a $60,000 fight of the night bonus, for his outstanding victory over Randy Couture. The 46 year old took home $310,000, which also includes his fight of the night bonus.
Taking home $140,000 was Nate Marquardt, who knocked out Jiu Jitsu ace, Demian Maia in just 21 seconds.
UFC 102 Full Payroll:
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira: $460,000 (includes $150,000 win bonus plus $60,000 fight of the night bonus) defeats Randy Couture $310,000 (includes $60,000 fight of the night bonus).
Thiago Silva: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus) defeats Keith Jardine ($55,000).
Nate Marquardt: $140,000 (includes $40,000 win bonus plus $60,000 knockout bonus) defeats Demian Maia ($28,000).
Jake Rosholt: $86,000 (includes $13,000 win bonus plus $60,000 submission bonus) defeats Chris Leben ($30,000).
Brandon Vera: $70,000 (includes $35,000 win bonus) defeats Krzysztof Soszynski ($8,000).
Aaron Simpson: $18,000 (includes $9,000 win bonus) defeats Ed Herman ($24,000).
Gabriel Gonzaga: $120,000 (includes $60,000 win bonus) defeats Chris Tuchscherer ($10,000).
Mike Russow: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) defeats Justin McCully ($15,000).
Todd Duffee: $10,000 (includes $5,000 win bonus) defeats Tim Hague ($7,000).
Mark Munoz: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) defeats Nick Catone ($5,000).
Evan Dunham: $14,000 (includes $7,000 win bonus) defeats Marcus Aurelio ($13,000).
Tags: Aaron Simpson, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Brandon Vera, Chris Leben, Chris Tuchscherer, Demian Maia, Ed Herman, Evan Dunham, Gabriel Gonzaga, Jake Rosholt, Justin mcCully, Keith Jardine, Krzysztof Soszynski, Marcus Aurelio, Mark Munoz, Mike Russow, Nate Marquardt, Nick Catone, Randy Couture, Thiago Silva, Time Hague, Todd Duffee, UFC 102
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