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Bellator 106 Paydays Revealed: Over $500,000 Awarded

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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