UFC on Versus 5 fighter payouts for those who competed at the "Hardy vs Lytle" event on Aug. 14, 2011, from the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, were released earlier today by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services.
Recently-retired welterweight warrior Chris Lytle banked $70,000 for his third round strangulation of British "Outlaw" Dan Hardy, who limps home with $25,000 in defeat.
Former "Ultimate Fighter" Ed Herman was the second biggest earner of the night, pocketing $52,000 for playing the heel against fellow TUF guy Kyle Noke ($8,000).
So who else got paid in "Brew City?"
Here is the complete list of UFC on Versus 5 payouts:
Chris Lytle: $70,000 ($35,000 to show, $35,000 to win)
Dan Hardy: $25,000
Lytle def. Hardy via submission (guillotine choke)
Ben Henderson: $34,000 ($17,000 to show, $17,000 to win)
Jim Miller: $35,000
Henderson def. Miller via unanimous decision
Donald Cerrone: $44,000 ($22,000 to show, $22,000 to win)
Charles Oliveira: $12,000
Cerrone def. Oliveira via technical knockout (strikes)
Duane "Bang" Ludwig: $32,000 ($16,000 to show, $16,000 to win)
Amir Sadollah: $20,000
Ludwig def. Sadollah via unanimous decision
Jared Hamman: $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
C.B. Dollaway: $20,000
Hamman def. Dollaway via technical knockout (strikes)
Joseph Benavidez: $43,000 ($21,500 to show, $21,500 to win)
Eddie Wineland: $10,000
Benavidez def. Wineland via unanimous decision
Ed Herman: $52,000 ($26,000 to show, $26,000 to win)
Kyle Noke: $8,000
Herman def. Noke via submission (heel hook)
Ronny Markes: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Karlos Vemola: $10,000
Markes def. Vemola via unanimous decision
Jim Hettes: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 to win)
Alex Caceres: $8,000
Hettes def. Caceres via submission (rear naked choke)
Cole Miller: $34,000 ($17,000 to show, $17,000 to win)
T.J. O'Brien: $6,000
Miller def. O'Brien via submission (guillotine choke)
Jacob Volkmann: $28,000 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 to win)
Danny Castillo: $17,000
Volkmann def. Castillo via unanimous decision
Edwin Figueroa: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 to win)
Jason Reinhardt: $6,000
Figueroa def. Reinhardt via technical knockout (strikes)
Keep in mind the salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, sponsorships, percentages and other unofficial payments. It also does not include deductions for expenses such as insurance, taxes, etc.
For example, the UFC often hands out extra cash for "Fight of the Night," "Knockout of the Night" and "Submission of the Night." To check out these figures for "Hardy vs. Lytle" go here.
For complete UFC on Versus 5 results and blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action click here.