Rashad Evans was the top earner of a star-studded UFC 156 field, taking home $300,000 in a losing effort against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira ($174,000) in Saturday’s co-main event.
Rashad Evans tops the UFC 156 fighter salaries list, followed by Alistair Overeem and Jose Aldo.
The top fighters from UFC 156 answered questions from the media on Monday touching on several subjects including Rashad Evans vs. Anderson Silva, Overeem's title shot, and much more.
The UFC recently posted a UFC 133 event page touting Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis as the main attraction. A proposed featherweight title bout between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes will likely be ...
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira used the knowledge that Rashad Evans could possibly earn a shot at Anderson Silva with a win over him as fuel for fire his motivation to win the fight.
Frankie Edgar was tough from bell to bell, but Jose Aldo had to admit, while Edgar is a very tough fighter, the toughest fight on his resume was against former WEC champion Urijah Faber.
"I don't wanna be talking about do you think you won, this and that," said Frankie Edgar after his fight with Jose Aldo. "He left with the belt and he's the champion, deservedly."
Jose Aldo retained his title in a closely contested main event fight, while Frankie Edgar once again feels the sting of a tough decision that didn't go his way.
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira out boxes Rashad Evans to hand him his second loss in a row in the Octagon.
It's often said that anything can happen in a fight and Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva certainly proved that on Saturday night.