In more ways than one, Rashad Evans really cashed in at UFC 92 on Saturday night. Not only is he the new UFC light heavyweight champion, but he also netted a total of $190,000 for his efforts. However Evans was not the night’s highest earner, as former 205-pound champ Quinton “Rampage” Jackson walked away with a total of $385,000 for his special performance.
Patrick Barry: $10,000 (includes $5,000 win bonus) Defeated Dan Evensen: $4,000
Brad Blackburn: $14,000 (includes $7,000 win bonus) Defeated Ryo Chonan: $18,000
Matt Hamill: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) Defeated Reese Andy: $15,000
Antoni Hardonk: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus) Defeated Mike Wessel: $4,000
Yushin Okami: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus) Defeated Dean Lister: $19,000
Cheick Kongo: $90,000 (includes $45,000 win bonus) Defeated Mostapha Al Turk: $7,000
C.B. Dollaway: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) Defeated Mike Massenzio: $5,000
Quinton Jackson: $385,000 (includes $100,000 win and $60,000 Knockout of the Night Bonuses) Defeated Wanderlei Silva: $200,000
Frank Mir: $90,000 (includes $45,000 win bonus) Defeated Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira: $250,000
Rashad Evans: $130,000 (includes $65,000 win and $60,000 Fight of the Night Bonuses) Defeated Forrest Griffin: $210,000 ($60,000 Fight of the Night Bonus)
The UFC’s total disclosed payroll for the event was $1,381,000.