UFC 191 Salaries Released: Anthony Johnson Tops The List

Following UFC 191 on Saturday night, the fighter salaries were released by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday afternoon.

Anthony Johnson pocketed an event-high $230,000 in purse money for his second-round knockout of light heavyweight slugger Jimi Manuwa ($24,000) while fighting on the main card.

In the co-main event, Andrei Arlovski ($225,000) defeated Frank Mir ($200,000) and earned those respected salaries.

Finally, in the main event, Demetrious Johnson earned 1,000 while John Dodson earned ,000.

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UFC 191 took place on Saturday, September 5, 2015, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event aired on pay-per-view, FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.

Demetrious Johnson fought John Dodson in the main event for the flyweight championship while heavyweights Frank Mir and Andrei Arlovski battled in the co-main event. Also on the card was Anthony Johnson vs. Jimi Manuwa and UFC’s next big thing Paige VanZant.

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The full UFC 191 payouts include:

Main card (pay-per-view)

Demetrious Johnson ($133,000 + $58,000 = $191,000) def. John Dodson ($60,000)

Andrei Arlovski ($225,000) def. Frank Mir ($200,000)

Anthony Johnson ($115,000 + $115,000 = $230,000) def. Jimi Manuwa ($24,000)

Corey Anderson ($15,000 + $15,000 = $30,000) def. Jan Blachowicz (,000)

Paige VanZant ($12,000 + $12,000 = $24,000) def. Alex Chambers ($12,000)

Preliminary card (FOX Sports 1)

Ross Pearson ($45,000 + $45,000 = $90,000) def. Paul Felder (,000)

John Lineker ($24,000 + $24,000 = $48,000) def. Francisco Rivera ($23,000)

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Raquel Pennington ($10,000 + $10,000 = $20,000) def. Jessica Andrade ($20,000)

Tiago Trator ($10,000 + $10,000 = $20,000) def. Clay Collard ($10,000)

Preliminary card (UFC Fight Pass)

Joe Riggs ($16,000 + $16,000 = $32,000) def. Ronald Stallings ($12,000)

Joaquim Silva ($10,000 + $10,000 = $20,000) def. Nazareno Malegarie ($10,000)

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