Nine-time UFC competitor Nate Quarry
was the top earner with $60,000 at last Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 19 in Oklahoma City, Okla, according to the disclosed salaries Oklahoma athletic commission provided Monday to FanHouse.
Next were main event winner Nate Diaz
and former WEC welterweight champion Carlos Condit
, who both pocketed $48,000 ($24,000 to show plus another $24,000 for the win).
In Roger Huerta
's final fight under his UFC contract, the aspiring actor collected $21,000 in a losing effort against Gray Maynard
, who earned $24,000 ($12,000 to show plus a $12,000 for the win).
The UFC took good care of lightweights Phillipe Nover
and Sam Stout
, who both collected their show money and respective bonus despite their fight being canceled due to Nover suffering an apparent seizure hours before the fight.
According to the Cox Business Services Convention Center, the total number of tickets available were 9,490 with 2,803 given away and 6,687 sold. The total gate receipts were $577,966.72.
In addition to the salaries, $30,000 bonuses were awarded each to Quarry, Tim Credeur for Fight of the Night, Jeremy Stephens for Knockout of the Night and Diaz for Submission of the Night.
In medical suspensions, Justin Buchholz (TKO loss), CB Dollaway (cuts) and Diaz (cuts) have been suspended until Oct. 17. Condit and Brian Stann were suspended due to cuts until Sept. 30 and Oct. 14, respectively.
As always, these are the disclosed paydays the UFC reported to the athletic commission and does not necessarily represent a fighter's final earnings.
- Nate Diaz $48,000 ($24,000 + $24,000) def. Melvin Guillard $14,000
- Gray Maynard $24,000 ($12,000 + $12,000) def. Roger Huerta $21,000
- Carlos Condit $48,000 ($24,000 + $24,000) def. Jake Ellenberger $10,000
- Nate Quarry $60,000 ($30,000 + $30,000) def. Tim Credeur $10,000
- Brian Stann $22,000 ($11,000 + $11,000) def. Steve Cantwell $10,000
- Mike Pyle $30,000 ($15,000 + $15,000) def. Chris Wilson $17,000
- CB Dollaway $28,000 ($14,000 + $14,000) def. Jay Silva $6,000
- Phillipe Nover $20,000 vs. Sam Stout $24,000
- Jeremy Stephens $24,000 ($12,000 + $12,000) def. Justin Buchholz $8,000
- Mike Pierce $12,000 ($6,000 + $6,000) def. Brock Larson $26,000
- Ryan Jensen $8,000 ($4,000 + $4,000) def. Steve Steinbeiss $6,000