Bellator 192 salaries: Chael Sonnen, 'Rampage' Jackson ($300K each) top $1.1 million payroll

Chael Sonnen made $10,000 per round of his fight with Quinton Jackson, if Jackson honored the takedown bet the two talked up prior to this past Saturday’s Bellator 192.
Sonnen (30-15-1 MMA, 2-1 BMMA) and Jackson (37-13 MMA, 4-2 BMMA) also made $100,000 per round for their three-round headliner, banking a total of $300,000 each, according to disclosed salaries released by the California State Athletic Commission, which regulated the event at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif.Sonnen outpointed Jackson to advance in the Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix tournament.
MMAjunkie today requested and received disclosed salary payouts for Bellator 192. The event’s main card aired live on Paramount following prelims on MMAjunkie.Event co-headliners Rory MacDonald (20-4 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) and Douglas Lima (29-7 MMA, 11-3 BMMA) also took home a disclosed $100,000 each for their welterweight title fight, which MacDonald won via unanimous decision to become the new champion.
The total disclosed payroll for the event was $1,133,000.
Chael Sonnen: $300,000 (no win bonus)
def. Quinton Jackson: $300,000
Rory MacDonald: $100,000 (no win bonus)
def. Douglas Lima: $100,000
Michael Chandler: $50,000 (no win bonus)
def. Goiti Yamauchi: $23,000
Aaron Pico: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)
def. Shane Kruchten: $10,000
Henry Corrales: $40,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)
def. Georgi Karakhanyan: $26,000
Bomba Vasconcelos: $40,000
def. Ivan Castillo: $2,500
Devon Brock: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus)
def. Khonry Gracie: $10,000
Jose Campos: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)
def. Haim Gozali: $10,000
Joey Davis: $7,000 (no win bonus)
def. Ian Butler: $1,500
Gabriel Green: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)
def. Chris Padilla: $2,000
Cooper Gibson: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)
def. Andrew Lazo: $1,500
Chad George: $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus)
def. James Barnes: $2,250
Roosevelt Roberts: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus)
def. Tommy Aaron: $2,000
Jalin Turner: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)
def. Noah Tillis: $1,500
Arthur Estrazulas: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)
def. Mike Segura: $2,000
Kyle Estrada: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus)
def. David Duran $2,250
Johnny Cisneros: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)
def. Marlen Magee: $1,500
Now, the usual disclaimer: The figures do not include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses and taxes. Additionally, the figures do not include money paid by sponsors. They also do not include any other “locker room” or special discretionary bonuses.
In other words, the above figures are simply base salaries reported to the commission and do not reflect entire compensation packages for the event.For complete coverage of Bellator 192, check out the MMA Events section of the site.








































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