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Overeem, Aldo and Edgar top the lucrative UFC 156 purses

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Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar were handsomely rewarded for their UFC 156 bout [Eric Jameson/AP]

The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the reported purses from Saturday night’s UFC 156 fight card, headlined by Jose Aldo’s unanimous decision win over Frankie Edgar.  These amounts do not include performance-based bonuses given to fighters.

Fighter Purse Win Bonus Total
Jose Aldo

$120,000

$120,000

$240,000

Frankie Edgar

$120,000

$120,000

$240,000

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

$107,000

$67,000

$174,000

Rashad Evans

$300,000

$300,000

Antonio Bigfoot Silva

$70,000

$0

$70,000

Alistair Overeem

$285,714.29

$285,714

Demian Maia

$60,000

$60,000

$120,000

Jon Fitch

$66,000

$66,000

Ian McCall

$9,000

$9,000

Joseph Benavidez

$30,000

$30,000

$60,000

Evan Dunham

$23,000

    $23,000

$46,000

Gleison Tibau

$33,000

$33,000

James Hieron

$12,000

$12,000

Tyron Woodley

$43,500

$43,500

$87,000

Bobby Green

$10,000

$10,000

$20,000

Jacob Vokmann

$22,000

$22,000

Isaac Vallie-Flagg

$10,000

$10,000

$20,000

Yves Edwards

$21,000

$21,000

Dustin Kimura

$8,000

$8,000

$16,000

Chico Camus

$8,000

$8,000

Franciso Rivera

$8,000

$8,000

$16,000

Edwin Figueroa

$10,000

$10,000

 — Melissa Segura

  • Published On Feb 04, 2013
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