UFC 143 Fighter Salaries: Nick Diaz and Josh Koscheck lead the packPosted on February 6, 2012, 08:23 PM by Trent Reinsmith
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the final salary figures for the fighters competing on Saturday’s UFC 143: Nick Diaz vs. Carlos Condit fight card from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
The top earner was Nick Diaz who took home $200,000 in a five round losing effort to Carlos Condit ($110,000). Condit’s win earned him the interim UFC Welterweight Championship, while Diaz implied he was going to walk away from mixed martial arts following the loss.
Complete UFC 143 Salaries:
Carlos Condit: $110,000 (includes $55,000 win bonus) def. Nick Diaz: $200,000
Fabricio Werdum: $100,000 def. Roy Nelson: $20,000
Josh Koscheck: $146,000 (includes $73,000 win bonus) def. Mike Pierce: $20,000
Renan Barao: $22,000 (includes $11,000 win bonus) def. Scott Jorgensen: $20,500
Ed Herman: $62,000 (includes $31,000 win bonus) def. Clifford Starks: $8,000
Dustin Poirier: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Max Holloway: $6,000
Edwin Figueroa: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Alex Caceres: $8,000
Matt Brown: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus) def. Chris Cope: $8,000
Matt Riddle: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus) def. Henry Martinez: $6,000
Rafael Natal: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Michael Kuiper: $6,000
Stephen Thompson: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus) def. Dan Stittgen: $6,000
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