Home MMA Bellator Bellator 106 Paydays Revealed: Over $500,000 Awarded

Bellator 106 Paydays Revealed: Over $500,000 Awarded

Photo by Luca Rajabi, scifighting.com

The fight salaries for Bellator 106 have been released. Following a last minute cancellation of Tito Ortiz vs “Rampage” Jackson, the event was headlined by a lightweight title fight between Michael Chandler and Eddie Alvarez.

The total disclosed payout for the event, not including any sponsorships or deductions, was $551,500.

Alvarez was the night’s big winner, taking home an $80,000 salary, an $80,000 win bonus, and the lightweight belt. His opponent Michael Chandler was awarded a very respectable $95,000.

Joe Riggs meanwhile was given the biggest bonus: $100,000 for defeating Mike Bronzoulis to win Bellator’s Fight Master reality show.

Here is the full list of payouts:

Eddie Alvarez: $160,000 (includes $80,000 win bonus)
def. Michael Chandler: $95,000

Emanuel Newton: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Muhammed Lawal: $10,000

Daniel Straus: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Pat Curran: $40,000

Joe Riggs: $100,000 (includes $95,000 win bonus)
def. Mike Bronzoulis: $5,000

Mike Richman: $14,000 (includes $7,000 win bonus)
def. Akop Stepanyan: $3,000

Jesse Juarez: $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus)
def. Joe Williams: $3,000

Cristiano “Soldier Boy” Souza: $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus)
def. Alejandro Garcia: $2,000

Brandon Halsey: $10,000 (includes $5,000 win bonus)
def. Hector Ramirez: $7,000

Mike Guymon: $14,000 (includes $7,000 win bonus)
def. Aaron Miller: $4,000

Cleber Luciano: $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus)
def. Joe Camacho: $2,000

Josh Smith: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus)
def. Darren Smith: $1,500

Previous articleBellator Will Stick with Tito Ortiz, Despite Injury
Next articleOlympic Gold Medalist Wrestler Jordan Burroughs Wants No Part Of MMA
SciFighting News Desk
SciFighting's mission is to bring a higher standard of fitness to both the professional athlete and general population through concise reporting on the latest trends in the science of fighting. Our involvement in mixed martial arts spans both the professional and recreational realms of the sports. In addition to reporting on the news in the industry we function as a think tank, researching new facets of combat science and developing new tools and techniques to analyze theoretical and practical applications.