UFC 195 fighter payouts for those athletes competing at the "Lawler vs. Condit" pay-per-view (PPV) event last weekend (Sat., Jan. 2, 2016) from inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, were released earlier today by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC).
Reigning UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler raked in $500,000 for his five-round decision win over Carlos Condit (video), who despite the loss, has 315,000 reasons to feel better about himself. Elsewhere on the card, Stipe Miocic hauled in $120,000 -- and a title shot -- for creaming Andrei Arlovski (watch it).
That's not all.
Here is the complete list of UFC 195 payouts and salaries:
Robbie Lawler: $500,000 (no win bonus)
Carlos Condit: $315,000
Lawler def. Condit via split decision
Stipe Miocic: $120,000 ($60,000 to show, $60,000 to win)
Andrei Arlovski: $250,000
Miocic def. Arlovski via technical knockout
Albert Tumenov: $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 to win)
Lorenz Larkin: $36,000
Tumenov def. Larkin via split decision
Brian Ortega: $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
Diego Brandao: $36,000
Ortega def. Brandao via submission
Abel Trujillo: $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 to win)
Tony Sims: $12,000
Trujillo def. Sims via submission
Michael McDonald: $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 to win)
Masanori Kanehara: $14,000
McDonald def. Kanehara via submission
Alex Morono: $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
Kyle Noke: $26,000
Morono def. Noke via split decision
Justine Kish: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Nina Ansaroff: $10,000
Kish def. Ansaroff via unanimous decision
Drew Dober: $26,000 ($13,000 to show, $13,000 to win)
Scott Holtzman: $12,000
Dober def. Holtzman via unanimous decision
Dustin Poirier: $84,000 ($42,000 to show, $42,000 to win)
Joseph Duffy: $20,000
Poirier def. Duffy via unanimous decision
Michinori Tanaka: $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
Joe Soto: $20,000
Tanaka def. Soto via split decision
Sheldon Westcott: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Edgar Garcia: $10,000
Westcott def. Edgar via technical knockout
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 195 was $1,723,000.
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 promotion often hands out extra cash for "Fight of the Night" and "Performance of the Night" bonuses. To check out these figures for "Lawler vs. Condit" click here.
For complete UFC 195 results and blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action click here.