Originally posted on MMA Manifesto  |  Last updated 9/29/12




Stefan 'Skyscraper' Struve towered over all the other fighters on the UFC of Fuel TV: Struve vs Miocic card, and he also towered above them at the bank.  Struve took home a cool $98,000 for his victory over Stipe Miocic in the just-completed event.

Before we go any further, we should note that most fights staged outside of the U.S. don't have officially released fighter pay info, so none of the following salary data for the event is official.  However, you can get a fairly accurate picture of a fighter's pay based on official purse info released from past fights.  So, based on that info, here is the estimated pay breakdown for the 22 fighters that traded blows at the event (but please remember - this is only an estimate, not official info, especially for any fighters that made their UFC debuts at the event). 




Stefan Struve: $98,000 ($29,000 to show, $29,000 win bonus, $40,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

Matt Wiman: $76,000 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 win bonus, $40,000 Submission of the Night bonus)

Brad Pickett: $52,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus, $40,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)

Stipe Miocic: $50,000 ($10,000 to show, $40,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

Dan Hardy: $50,000 ($25,000 to show, $25,000 win bonus)

John Hathaway: $26,000 ($13,000 to show, $13,000 win bonus)

Amir Sadollah: $24,000

Brad Tavares: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus)

Duane Ludwig: $18,000

DaMarques Johnson: $18,000

Che Mills: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus)

Robert Peralta: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus)

Jimi Manuwa: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)

Kyle Kingsbury: $12,000

Akira Corassani: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)

Gunnar Nelson: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)

Yves Jabouin: $10,000

Paul Sass: $10,000

John Maguire: $6,000

Jason Young: $6,000

Tom Watson: $6,000
 
Andy Ogle: $6,000

 
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