UFC Stockholm Salaries: Jimi Manuwa Tops Everyone

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Mandatory Credit: Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports
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The Swedish Athletic Commission has released the fighter salaries for the UFC Stockholm event which took place over the weekend (Sat. June 1, 2019).

Some of the card’s top-tier talents left Sweden with some major cash. Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Smith in a light heavyweight bout headlined the show, which saw Smith score the submission win.

Rounding out the six bouts main card was Aleksandar Rakic vs. Jimi Manuwa in a light heavyweight bout, Makwan Amirkhani and Chris Fishgold at featherweight, Damir Hadzovic vs. Christos Giagos in a lightweight tilt, and featherweights Sung Bin Jo vs. Daniel Teymur.

UFC Stockholm (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 11) took place from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden. The main card aired on ESPN+ at 1 P.M. ET. The preliminary card aired on ESPN 2 at 10 A.M. ET.

UFC Stockholm Salaries

Manuwa topped the list with $130,000, as Smith followed with $119,000, and Leonardo Santos with $103,000

The full payouts include the following, courtesy of MMA Manifest:

  • Jimi Manuwa: $130,000 ($120,000 to show, $10,000 fight week incentive pay)
  • Anthony Smith: $119,000 ($27,000 to show, $27,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $15,000 fight week incentive pay)
  • Leonardo Santos: $103,000 ($24,000 to show, $24,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)
  • Makwan Amirkhani: $91,000 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)
  • Aleksandar Rakic: $86,000 ($16,000 to show, $16,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)
  • Alexander Gustafsson: $73,000 ($58,000 to show, $15,000 fight week incentive pay)
  • Lina Lansberg: $45,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 win bonus, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)
  • Devin Clark: $37,000 ($16,000 to show, $16,000 win bonus, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)
  • Tonya Evinger:   $33,500 ($30,000 to show, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)
  • Christos Giagos: $33,000 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 win bonus, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)
  • Frank Camacho: $28,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)
  • Joel Alvarez: $27,500 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)
  • Stevie Ray: $27,000 ($22,000 to show, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)
  • Daniel Teymur: $24,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)
  • Sergey Khandozhko: $23,500 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)
  • Bea Malecki: $23,500 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)
  • Nick Hein: $23,000 ($18,000 to show, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)
  • Damir Hadzovic: $21,000 ($16,000 to show, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)
  • Chris Fishgold: $15,500 ($12,000 to show, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)
  • Darko Stosic: $15,500 ($12,000 to show, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)
  • Sung Bin Jo: $13,500 ($10,000 to show, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)
  • Rostem Akman: $13,500 ($10,000 to show, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)
  • Duda Santana: $13,500 ($10,000 to show, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)
  • Danilo Belluardo: $13,500 ($10,000 to show, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)
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