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UFC 68 fighter paydays and salaries

ufc 67 salaries just received the fighter payouts for UFC 68 from the Ohio Athletic Commission (OAC) for the event held on March 3 at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio:

Randy Couture — $250,000
Tim Sylvia — $100,000
Couture defeated Sylvia via unaninous decision

Martin Kampmann — $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Drew McFedries — $5,000
Kampman defeated McFedries via submission (arm triangle) in round one

Rich Franklin — $42,000 ($21,000 to show, $21,000 to win)
Jason MacDonald — $14,000
Franklin defeated MacDonald via technical knockout (corner stoppage) after round two

Matt Hughes — $150,000 ($75,000 to show, $75,000 to win)
Chris Lytle — $10,000
Hughes defeated Lytle via unanimous decision

Jason Lambert — $18,000 ($9,000 to show, $9,000 to win)
Renato "Babalu" Sobral — $21,000
Lambert defeated Sobral via knockout (punch) in round two

Matt Hamill — $10,000 ($5,000 to show, $5,000 to win)
Rex Holman — $3,000
Hamill defeated Holman via technical knockout (strikes) in round one

Jon Fitch — $28,000 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 to win)
Luigi Fioravanti — $8,000
Fitch defeated Fioravanti via submission (rear naked choke) in round two

Gleison Tibau — $6,000 ($3,000 to show, $3,000 to win)
Jason Dent — $3,000
Tibau defeated Dent via unanimous decision

Jamie Varner — $6,000 ($3,000 to show, $3,000 to win)
Jason Gilliam — $3,000
Varner defeated Gilliam via submission (rear naked choke) in round one

Total gate: $3,014,520
Total attendance: 19,079

Note: These figures do not include sponsorship deals and bonuses that the UFC often pays out to fighters for things such as "Fight of the Night" and "Submission of the Night," etc. In addition, certain fighters sometimes receive a percentage of the pay-per-view (PPV) buy or gate receipts, which are also not contained in the purses above.

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