UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin Official Salaries, Injuries, and Medical Suspensions

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the fighters salaries for UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin this past weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada, and with no surprise heavyweight champ, Brock Lesnar taking home the biggest check of the evening, $400,000 in total. Other top earners were Chris Leben with $86,000, Chris Lytle with $52,000, and Stephan Bonnar and Kendall Grove both taking home $50,000.

The Nevada State Athletic Commission have also released the injuries and medical suspensions, Krzysztof Soszynski and Seth Petruzelli are suspended until the end of the year. Ricardo Romero who made his UFC debut is also out until the end of the year with a broken jaw. Heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar escaped with a suspension just until August 18th.

Here the complete lists of Salaries, Injuries, and Medical Suspensions:

Brock Lesnar: $400,000 (no win bonus) def. Shane Carwin: $40,000
Chris Leben: $86,000 (includes $43,000 win bonus) def. Yoshihiro Akiyama: $45,000
Chris Lytle: $52,000 (includes $26,000 win bonus) def. Matt Brown: $10,000
Stephan Bonnar: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus) def. Krzysztof Soszynski: $10,000
George Sotiropoulos: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Kurt Pellegrino: $25,000
Brendan Schaub: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Chris Tuchscherer: $12,000
Ricardo Romero: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Seth Petruzelli: $10,000
Kendall Grove: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus) def. Goran Reljic: $5,000
Gerald Harris: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. David Branch: $6,000
Daniel Roberts: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus) def. Forrest Petz: $6,000
Jon Madsen: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Karel Vemola: $8,000

Brock Lesnar is suspended until Aug. 18 with no contact until Aug. 3 due to right eyelid and left eyebrow lacerations.

Shane Carwin until Sept. 2 with no contact until Aug. 18.

Yoshihiro Akiyama until Aug. 18 with no contact until Aug. 3 due to having a tough fight.

Chris Leben is suspended until Aug. 3 with no contact until July 25 due to having a tough fight.

Krzysztof Soszynski is suspended until Sept. 2 with no contact until Aug. 18 at a minimum. He must have his left thumb cleared by a doctor or he is suspended until Dec. 31.

Stephan Bonnar is suspended until Aug. 18 with no contact until Aug. 3 due to facial lacerations.

Kurt Pellegrino is suspended until Aug. 18 with no contact until Aug. 3 at a minimum. He must clear his left knee with an orthopedic doctor or he is suspended until Dec. 31.

Chris Tuchscherer is suspended until Sept. 2 with no contact until Aug. 18 at a minimum due to a right cheek laceration. He must clear his left ear with an ear, nose, and throat doctor or he is suspended until Dec. 31.

Seth Petruzelli is suspended until Sept. 2 with no contact until Aug. 18 at a minimum. He must clear a right elbow strain with an orthopedic doctor or he is suspended until Dec. 31.

Ricardo Romero is suspended until Sept. 2 with no contact until Aug. 18 at a minimum. He must have a broken left lower jaw cleared by oral, maxillary, facial surgeon or he is suspended until Dec. 31.

David Branch is suspended until Sept. 2 with no contact until Aug. 18.

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