UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman reportedly topped the UFC 175 fighter salaries, earning nearly half a million dollars on the disclosed payroll recorded with the Nevada Athletic Commission. more
The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale is in the books and payouts and salaries are in the checkbooks. Here's a complete list of last Sunday night's (July 6, 2014) earnings for all the fighters competing at the "Edgar vs. Penn 3" FOX Sports 1 event in Las Vegas, Nevada.
TUF 19 Finale fighter payouts for those athletes competing at the "Edgar vs. Penn 3" FOX Sports 1 event last weekend (Sun., July 6, 2014) from inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, were released earlier today by the Nevad more
The Ultimate Fighter 20, the show's first all-female incarnation, is not even a week into filming, and there's already tension on set. According to UFC President Dana White (via MMA Fighting), a fight broke out on Day One of filming, establishing a high baseline level of drama before the action reaches full swing. "The women go after it," White said. "The first day when they get in there, there's already been stuff. Half of them don't like each other. It's going to be a very interesting season." more
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Perhaps unsurprisingly, B.J. Penn had the highest base salary of all the fighters who competed on the TUF 19 Finale on Sunday night.
There weren't any marquee names on last night's TUF 19 Finale aside from the main event fighters B.J. Penn and Frankie Edgar. So it should be a surprise to no one that they were the highest earners on the card, with Edgar pocketing $260,000 and Penn $150,000. Not including the $200,000 worth of bonuses handed out, the two of them made more money than the other 20 f more
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Joe Torrez and his family can breathe easy as he won't be facing any charges after he killed a man during an invasion on his home earlier this year. Joe Torrez, the amateur mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter who killed a man during an attempted home invasion earlier this year near Dona Ana County, New Mexico (details), can breathe a sigh of relief, as he won't be facing any charges for the death of 25-year old Sal Garces.
That's according to a report from KOB4, which reveals that the Dona Ana Coun more
Not surprisingly, "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler topped the UFC on FOX 12 payroll en route to earning another shot at the UFC welterweight championship. more
LAS VEGAS – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s UFC 175 fighter weigh-ins. You can get live text-only results here beginning at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT).Filed under: News, UFC more