Tito Ortiz Still Wins Big Despite Loss At ‘Bellator 142: Dynamite 1’

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
September 23rd, 2015

UFC Bellator Tito Ortiz

The California State Athletic Commission has released the disclosed salaries for all of the contestants who competed in Saturday’s “Bellator 142: Dynamite 1” event in San Jose.

Tito Ortiz (pictured) was by far the night’s biggest winner despite getting submitted by light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary in the show’s featured attraction. Ortiz walked away with $300,000 for his efforts.

McGeary, meanwhile, made a flat $50,000.

Please keep in mind, the numbers that get reported to the athletic commissions are only of what’s required. These figures do not include deductions for items such as licenses and taxes.

Bellator 142: Dynamite 1 took place inside SAP Center in San Jose, California.

Here are the disclosed salaries for all of the card’s fighters:

(Total disclosed payroll: $653,750)

Preliminary Card:

Francis Carmont: $17,000
Anthony Ruiz: $5,000

Thomas Diagne: $3,000
Mike Malott: $2,000

Adam Piccolotti: $4,000 ($2,000 to show, $2,000 to win)
Salvador Becerra: $1,750

Gabriel Carrasco: $4,000 ($2,000 to show, $2,000 to win)
Joe Neal: $2,000

Main Card:

Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal: $15,000 (no win bonus)
Linton Vassell: $30,000

Josh Thomson: $10,000 (no win bonus)
Mike Bronzoulis: $10,000

Phil Davis: $130,000 ($65,000 to show, $65,000 to win)
Emanuel Newton: $70,000
Francis Carmont: See above

Liam McGeary: $50,000 (no win bonus)
Tito Ortiz: $300,000

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