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Random facts about the UFC71 Payoff


Stupid boring news sites give you a boring list of money paid out to fighters. Fightlinker.com takes these numbers and gives you interesting facts about them:

  • 4 fighters in the prelims made more money than most of the fighters on the undercard
  • Highest paid prelim fighter was Din Thomas at 28K
  • Din Thomas was also the 4th highest paid fighter on the entire card
  • Din Thomas was paid 4 times as much money as Josh Burkman
  • Din Thomas’ opponent Jeremy Stephens was tied with Sean Salmon as the lowest paid fighter on the card at 3k
  • Din Thomas is fucking overpaid. Fuck you Din Thomas!
  • Keith Jardine was paid 175$ per second for his 40 second beating from Houston Alexander
  • Ivan Salaverry was paid 145$ per second for his 2 minute screwjob at the hands of the ref
  • Houston Alexander was paid 1000$ more for his first UFC fight than Keith Jardine was paid for his 6th fight
  • Thiago Silva was the highest paid new fighter, getting 16k for his first UFC bout
  • Jeremy Stephens was the lowest paid new fighter, getting 3k for his first UFC bout
  • Karo Parisyan was paid 32k, which is 2k more than Jason Miller made at the last WEC

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