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Bellator 131 payouts and salaries: Tito Ortiz breaks the bank with $300,000 payday

Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports

Guess what haters, the joke is on you!

Bellator 131 headliner Tito Ortiz banked a whopping $300,000 payday for disposing of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) import Stephan Bonnar at last Sat. night's (Nov. 15, 2014) Spike TV mixed martial arts (MMA) event in San Diego, California (highlights).

"The American Psycho" took home $100,000.

That probably doesn't sit well with lightweight champion Will Brooks, who claimed just $62,000 for turning away former division kingpin Michael Chandler in the co-main event (watch it), but at least he can blame it on Bjorn Rebney, who signed "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" back in Aug. 2013.

Here is the complete list of Bellator 131 payouts and salaries (via Sherdog) courtesy of California State Athletic Commission (CSAC):

Tito Ortiz: $300,000
Stephan Bonnar: $100,000
Ortiz def. Bonnar via split decision

Will Brooks: $62,000 ($31,000 to show, $31,000 to win)
Michael Chandler: $25,000
Brooks def. Chandler via technical knockout

Joe Schilling: $25,000
Melvin Manhoef: $10,000
Schilling def. Manhoef via knockout

Mike Richman: $30,000 ($20,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Nam Phan: $5,600
Richman def. Phan via knockout

Muhammed Lawal: $10,000
Joe Vedepo: $10,000
Lawal def. Vedepo via technical knockout

Joao Faria: $5,000 ($2,500 to show, $2,500 to win)
Ian Butler: $1,500
Faria def. Butler via submission

A.J. Matthews: $10,000 ($5,000 to show, $5,000 to win)
Kyle Bolt: $2,000
Matthews def. Bolt via knockout

Jonathan Santa Maria: $4,000 ($2,000 to show, $2,000 to win)
Ron Henderson: $2,000
Santa Maria def. Henderson via split decision

Andy Murad: $8,000 ($4,000 to show, $4,000 to win)
Bubba Pugh: $2,000
Murad def. Pugh via split decision

Nicolas Garcia: $8,000 ($4,000 to show, $4,000 to win)
Matthew Ramirez: $2,000
Garcia def. Ramirez via submission

Jordan Bailey: $5,000 ($2,500 to show, $2,500 to win)
Alex Higley: $1,500
Bailey def. Higley via submission

Rolando Perez: $2,000
Mark Vorgeas: $2,000
Perez fought Vorgeas to a split draw

The total disclosed payroll for Bellator 131 was $632,600.

Keep in mind the salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, sponsorships, percentages and other unofficial payments (like in the case of "King Mo" Lawal). It also does not include deductions for expenses such as insurance, taxes, etc.

For complete Bellator 131 results and blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action click here.

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