Bellator Dynamite 1 took place this past Saturday, September 19th at the SAP Center in San Jose, California and the main card aired on Spike TV in prime time.
The event was stacked as a light heavyweight Championship fight between current champion Liam McGeary and UFC veteran Tito Ortiz will be the main event.
The fighter salaries were released on Wednesday afternoon. Tito Ortiz earned top billing with $300,000 while his opponent (Liam McGeary) earned $50,000, and he’s a champion.
Phil Davis earned $130,000 and Josh Thomson earned $10,000 for their Bellator MMA debuts.
The full Bellator Dynamite 1 payouts include:
Liam McGeary: $50,000 (no win bonus)
def. Tito Ortiz: $300,000
Phil Davis: $130,000 (includes $65,000 win bonus)
def. Francis Carmont: $17,000
Josh Thomson: $10,000 (no win bonus)
def. Mike Bronzoulis: $10,000
Phil Davis: See above
def. Emanuel Newton: $70,000
Muhammed Lawal: $15,000 (no win bonus)
def. Linton Vassell: $30,000
Gabriel Carrasco: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)
def. Joe Neal: $2,000
Adam Piccolotti: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)
def. Salvador Becerra: $1,750
Thomas Diagne: $3,000 (no win bonus since fight ended in draw)
Mike Malott: $2,000 (no win bonus since fight ended in draw)
Francis Carmont: See above
def. Anthony Ruiz: $5,000
We have full results from this event on the main news board.