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UFC 118 Fighter Salaries: James Toney Earns $500,000 in Debut Loss

The Massachusetts State Athletic Commission released Thursday the salary figures for last Saturday's UFC 118 event at the TD Garden. The biggest surprise is, without a doubt, James Toney earning more than any other fighter on the card. "Lights Out" walked away with a cool $500,000 for his 199-second MMA debut.

His opponent, Randy Couture, earned $250,000 for his win, while lightweight champion Frankie Edgar walked away with his belt and $96,000.

Of course, the salaries reported to the commission do not necessarily represent a fighter's final earnings once sponsorships and extra bonuses are factored in.

The purses (show/win bonus) are below.

Frankie Edgar: $96,000 ($48,000 win bonus) def. B.J. Penn: $150,000

Randy Couture: $250,000 (no win bonus) def. James Toney: $500,000

Demian Maia: $68,000 ($34,000 win bonus) def. Mario Miranda: $8,000

Gray Maynard: $46,000 ($23,000 win bonus) def. Kenny Florian: $65,000

Nate Diaz: $60,000 ($30,000 win bonus) def. Marcus Davis: $31,000

Joe Lauzon: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus) def. Gabe Ruediger: $8,000

Nik Lentz: $22,000 ($11,000 win bonus) def. Andre Winner: $10,000

Dan Miller: $30,000 ($15,000 win bonus) def. John Salter: $8,000

Greg Soto: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus) def. Nick Osipczak: $10,000

Mike Pierce: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus) def. Amilcar Alves: $6,000