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Post by Rizin=PRIDEFC on Wed Sep 23, 2015 4:49 pm

Headliner and MMA vet Tito Ortiz was the top MMA earner at this past Saturday’s Bellator 142 event.

Ortiz took home $300,000 in disclosed pay despite his first-round title loss to reigning light-heavyweight titleholder Liam McGeary (11-0 MMA, 8-0 BMMA), who earned a flat $50,000 with no win bonus.

MMAjunkie recently requested and today obtained the official disclosed paydays from the California State Athletic Commission.

The night’s other top earner, Phil Davis (15-3 MMA, 2-0 BMMA), picked up victories over replacement Francis Carmont (24-11 MMA, 2-1 BMMA) and Emanuel Newton (25-9-1 MMA, 8-3 BMMA) to win the organization’s single-night light-heavyweight tournament. Davis, fighting for the first time since leaving the UFC, earned $130,000.

Bellator 142, also dubbed “Bellator MMA & Glory: Dynamite 1,” took place at San Jose’s SAP Center, and it featured a mix of MMA and kickboxing matchups. The main card aired on Spike following prelims on MMAjunkie.

The total disclosed MMA payroll for the event was $653,750.

The full Bellator 142 payouts (MMA only) included:

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)
vs. Mike Malott: $2,000 (no win bonus since fight ended in draw)

Francis Carmont: See above
def. Anthony Ruiz: $5,000

Now, the usual disclaimer: The figures do not include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses and taxes. Additionally, the figures do not include money paid by sponsors, which oftentimes can be a substantial portion of a fighter’s income.

In other words, the above figures are simply base salaries reported to the commission and do not reflect entire compensation packages for the event.

http://mmajunkie.com/2015/09/bellator-142-salaries-tito-ortiz-300k-phil-davis-130k-earn-top-disclosed-payouts

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Re: Bellator 142 Salaries

Post by fka on Wed Sep 23, 2015 5:03 pm

I wish theyd start showing sponsor money.ufc has reeboks disclosed payouts it would be nice to see what these guys are making in comprison to reebok deal.

Lol at tito making half the money

Id still like to see better pay throughout the mma community.

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Re: Bellator 142 Salaries

Post by stu3ufc on Thu Sep 24, 2015 10:33 am

like honestly? 1.75k-2k thats fucking slavery! Then they have money to pay Titos inflated pay.

I cant wait until theirs a union and fighters have a minimum wage...thats reasonable to making a living.

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