Originally written on MMA Manifesto  |  Last updated 12/15/12
Hector Lombard finally earned his keep in the UFC.  The hard-swinging Cuban-Aussie swarmed Rousimar Palhares last night, earning his first UFC victory and the biggest paycheck at the event. Before we go any further, we should note that international events generally don't release 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 20 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 or Rousimar Palhares, who we don't have very recent info for). Read more ...
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