UFC Fight Night 15 Salaries Released

Written by Tom Ngo
September 22nd, 2008

The Nebraska Athletic Commission released the salaries for all of the fighters that competed on last Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night 15 event. By defeating Josh Neer in the main event, Nate Diaz was able to walk away with the largest purse of the night. Diaz earned a total of $72,00 for his efforts, which includes the $30,000 bonus that both he and Neer received for Fight of the Night honors. The UFC’s total disclosed payroll for the event was $305,000.

Preliminary Bouts:

Mike Massenzio ($6,000/win bonus was $3,000) Defeated Drew McFedries ($16,000)
Jason Brilz ($6,000/win bonus was $3,000) Defeated Brad Morris ($4,000)
Dan Miller ($10,000/win bonus was $5,000)  Defeated Rob Kimmons ($5,000)
Joe Lauzon ($20,000/win bonus was $10,000) Defeated Kyle Bradley ($4,000)
Wilson Gouveia ($66,000/win bonus was $18,000/$30,000 Submission of the Night) Defeated Ryan Jensen ($4,000)
Alessio Sakara ($64,000/win bonus was $17,000/$30,000 Knockout of the Night) Defeated Joe Vedepo ($3,000)

Main Bouts:

Eric Schafer ($12,000/win bonus was $6,000) Defeated Houston Alexander ($13,000)
Alan Belcher ($26,000/win bonus was $13,000) Defeated Ed Herman ($16,000)
Clay Guida ($26,000/win bonus was $13,000) Defeated Mac Danzig ($15,000)
Nate Diaz ($70,000/win bonus was $20,000/$30,000 Fight of the Night) Defeated Josh Neer ($39,000/Fight of the Night $30,000)

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 15 Total Disclosed Payroll: $305,000

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