Liddell vs. Ortiz 3 Salaries Disclosed

The salaries for fighters competing on Oscar De La Hoya and Golden Boy Promotions’ first venture into MMA have been disclosed, and the headliners will be taking home a significant chunk of change — especially compared to everyone else.

Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz, who are both coming out of retirement for their trilogy encounter, will each take home at least a six-figure payday. Liddell will earn $250,000 for the fight, while Ortiz will get $200,000. Neither man gets a win bonus.

The next-highest payday goes to Tom Lawlor, who competes in the co-main event and will earn $25,000 with no win bonus.

This does not include pay-per-view sales, merchandise and any other means Liddell and Ortiz will earn a cut of for the event.

The complete list of expected fighter salaries are listed below. Note that this may not be the exact total of earnings for a fighter, as sponsorship incomes, pay-per-view earnings, and other discretionary earnings are not publicly disclosed.

Chuck Liddell: $250,000 (no win bonus) vs. Tito Ortiz: $200,000 (no win bonus)
Tom Lawlor: $25,000 (no win bonus) vs. Deron Winn: $5,000 ($5,000 win bonus)
Efrain Escudero: $10,000 ($10,000 win bonus) vs. Gleison Tibau: $10,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
Walel Watson: $5,000 ($5,000 win bonus) vs. Ricardo Palacios: $5,000 ($5,000 win bonus)
Albert Morales: $2,500 ($2,500 win bonus) vs. James Barnes: $2,500 ($2,500 win bonus)
Oscar Cota: $5,000 ($5,000 win bonus) vs. Jay Silva: $5,000 ($5,000 win bonus)
Fernie Garcia: $1,500 ($1,500 win bonus) vs. Joe Roye: $1,250 ($1,250 win bonus)
Jose Huerta: $1,250 ($1,250 win bonus) vs. Francisco Estrada: $1,000 ($1,000 win bonus)
Keith Berry: $3,000 ($3,000 win bonus) vs. Joseph Henle: $3,000 ($3,000 win bonus)
Craig Wilkerson: $1,500 ($1,500 win bonus) vs. Joshua Jones: $1,500 ($1,500 win bonus)
Johnny Cisneros: $2,000 ($2,000 win bonus) vs. Dave Terrel: $2,500 ($2,500 win bonus)

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