The Oklahoma State Athletic Commission has just released the official paydays for “UFC Fight Night 19.” Despite competing in the first televised bout of the night, Nate Quarry walked away with the night’s largest purse as he pocketed a total of $90,000 after posting a unanimous decision win over Tim Credeur.
Quarry parlayed his $30,000 to show by doubling it after putting up the W, then earned himself an additional $30K for Fight of the Night honors.
Main event winner Nate Diaz earned at total of $78,000 for his 2ndRound submission of Melvin Guillard, who took home $14,000 for his efforts.
“UFC FN 19” took place last Wednesday at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Here is how the $476,000 total disclosed payroll was divvied-up:
Nate Diaz: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus) def. Melvin Guillard: $14,000*
Gray Maynard: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus) def. Roger Huerta: $21,000
Carlos Condit: $48,000 ($24,000 win bonus) def. Jake Ellenberger: $10,000
Nate Quarry: $60,000 ($30,000 win bonus) def. Tim Credeur: $10,000**
Brian Stann: $22,000 ($11,000 win bonus) def. Steve Cantwell: $10,000
Mike Pyle: $30,000 ($15,000 win bonus) def. Chris Wilson: $17,000
C.B. Dollaway: $28,000 ($14,000 win bonus) def. Jay Silva: $6,000
Jeremy Stephens: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus) def. Justin Buchholz: $8,000***
Mike Pierce: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus) def. Brock Larson: $26,000
Ryan Jensen: $8,000 ($4,000 win bonus) def. Steve Steinbeiss: $6,000
Phillipe Nover: $20,000 and Sam Stout: $24,000#
* – Submission of the Night:
Nate Diaz ($30,000)
** – Fight of the Night:
Nate Quarry and Tim Credeur ($30,000/each)
*** – Knockout of the Night:
Jeremy Stephens ($30,000)
# – Nover was pulled from the fight after suffering a seizure backstage prior to the bout. The UFC paid both contestants regardless.