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Robbie Lawler Heads UFC 173 Salaries


We announced earlier that Robbie Lawler will be facing Matt Brown at UFC on Fox 12 on July 26 after just fighting Saturday night at UFC 173. Lawler stopped Jake Ellenberger by third round TKO at the event.

Salaries for UFC 173 were revealed to BetweenTheRopes.com from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Lawler lead all fighters making $200,000 including his win bonus. New bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw made $36,000 including the same win bonus. Here are the salaries for UFC 173.

-T.J. Dillashaw: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
-Renan Barao: $74,000
-Daniel Cormier: $170,000 (includes $85,000 win bonus)
-Dan Henderson: $100,000
-Robbie Lawler: $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus)
-Jake Ellenberger: $68,000
-Takeya Mizugaki: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus)
-Francisco Rivera: $15,000
-James Krause: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
-Jamie Varner: $17,000
-Michael Chiesa: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
-Francisco Trinaldo: $12,000
-Tony Ferguson: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
-Katsunori Kikuno: $10,000
-Chris Holdsworth: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
-Chico Camus: $12,000
-Mitch Clarke: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
-Al Iaquinta: $14,000
-Vinc Pichel: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
-Anthony Njokuani: $20,000
-Sam Sicilia: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
-Aaron Phillips: $8,000
-Jingliang Li: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
-David Michaud: $8,000

The disclosed salaries doesn’t include discretionary bonus money from the UFC, sponsorship money, fighter insurance, license and taxes.

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About Steve Muehlhausen

Steven was a featured UFC columnist for Bleacher Report and a writer for MMASucka.com. He was also the host of the MMA show "The Fight Club Chicago" which aired for three years at various websites. You can email Steve at stevemuehlhausen@yahoo.com.

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