UFC on Fox 19 Salaries

Only two fighters broke $100,000 in disclosed salary for UFC on Fox 19.

Despite losing his headlining bout, Rashad Evans made the highest disclosed salary on the UFC on Fox 19 card last weekend in Tampa. The only other fighter to break 100k was the man that beat him, Glover Teixeira. Of the $995,000 in total payout, just three other fighters made above 50k – Michael Chiesa, Rose Namajunas, and Cub Swanson.

Here’s the total breakdown of salaries from the card, via the Florida State Boxing Commission:

Glover Teixeira: $120,000 (includes $60,000 win bonus)
def. Rashad Evans: $150,000

Rose Namajunas: $86,000 ($43,000 win bonus)
def. Tecia Torres: $20,000

Khabib Nurmagomedov: $48,000 ($24,000 win bonus)
def. Darrell Horcher: $12,000

Cub Swanson: $88,000 ($44,000 win bonus)
def. Hacran Dias: $16,000

Michael Chiesa: $66,000 ($33,000 win bonus)
def. Beneil Dariush: $28,000

Raquel Pennington: $40,000 ($20,000 win bonus)
def. Bethe Correia: $25,000

Santiago Ponzinibbio: $32,000 ($16,000 win bonus)
def. Court McGee: $27,000

Michael Graves: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)
def. Randy Brown: $12,000

John Dodson: $70,000 ($35,000 win bonus)
def. Manny Gamburyan: $33,000

Cezar Ferreira: $48,000 ($24,000 win bonus)
def. Oluwale Bamgbose: $12,000

Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
def. Omari Akhmedov: $18,000

Note that these numbers do not include performance bonuses handed out after the event.

Nine fighters received medical suspensions from the Florida State Boxing Commission out of Saturday’s UFC on Fox 19 event from Tampa, though only two will be out more than 60 days.

Undercard fighter Oluwale Bamgbose received a six month medical suspension pending doctor’s clearance, while Michael Graves is out indefinitely pending clearance of his left hand via x-ray. Darrell Horcher received 60 days for a hard fight in his loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov.

The full list of suspensions is below (via MMAJunkie.com):

  • Rashad Evans: suspended 30 days
  • Darrell Horcher: suspended 60 days for hard fight
  • Raquel Pennington: suspended 30 days for right eye laceration
  • Court McGee: suspended 30 days
  • Randy Brown: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact
  • Michael Graves: suspended pending left-hand X-ray
  • Manny Gamburyan: suspended 30 days
  • Oluwale Bamgbose: suspended 180 days pending CT scan and suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact
  • Omari Akhmedov: suspended 45 days for eye laceration

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