UFC 81 Fighter Payouts and Fight Bonuses

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Here are the fighter payouts according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC):

Total UFC 81 Payout: $892,000

These are Base payouts and don’t include sponsorships, bonuses, taxes and licensing costs.

Brock Lesnar: $250,000 (200k more if he would have won)
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira: $200,000 (100k to fight, 100k to win)
Tim Sylvia: $100,000
Frank Mir: $80,000 (40k to fight, 40k to win)
Nate Marquardt: $52,000 (26k to fight, 26k to win)
Ricardo Almeida: $40,000 (20k to fight, 20k to win)
Tyson Griffin: $36,000 (18k to fight, 18k to win)
Jeremy Horn: $25,000
Chris Lytle: $24,000 (12k to fight, 12k to win)
Rob Emerson: $16,000 (8k to fight, 8k to win)
Marvin Eastman: $14,000 (7k to fight, 7k to win)
Tim Boetsch: $12,000 (6k to fight, 6k to win)
Terry Martin: $12,000
Gleison Tibau: $11,000
David Heath: $6,000
Keita Nakamura: $5,000
Rob Yundt: $5,000
Kyle Bradley: $4,000

UFC 81 Fight Bonuses

Fight of the Night: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Tim Sylvia – 60k each
KO of the Night: Chris Lytle – 60k
Submission of the Night: Frank Mir – 60k

UFC 81 Weigh-In Results LIVE

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UFC 81 “Breaking Point” takes place February 2 from the Mandalay Event Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The undercard fights start around 8pm EST followed by the Pay-Per-View main card starting at 10pm EST.

Fighters will start to weigh-in starting around 7pm EST.

Watch the live Weigh-Ins on YahooSports.

Main Card

Brock Lesnar(265 lb.) vs. Frank Mir(255 lb.)
Tim Sylvia(261 lb.) vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira(237 lb.)
Nate Marquardt(185 lb.) vs. Jeremy Horn(185 lb.)
Rob Yundt(185 lb.) vs. Ricardo Almeida(185 lb.)

Under Card

Gleison Tibau(156 lb.) Vs. Tyson Griffin(155 lb.)
Chris Lytle(170 lb.) Vs. Kyle Bradley(170 lb.)
David Heath(205 lb.) vs. Tim Boetsch(205 lb.)
Terry Martin(186 lb.) vs. Marvin Eastman (185 lb.)
Rob Emerson(155 lb.) vs. Keita Nakamura(155 lb.)

Cage Today will have the live results of UFC 81 from start to finish starting around 8pm EST, with the PPV to follow at 10pm EST.

UFC 81: David Heath vs. Anthony Ruiz (Update)

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According to MMAWeekly, David Heath will take on Anthony “El Toro” Ruiz at UFC 81 February 2 from the Mandalay Event Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The report puts out rumors that the David Heath’s fight would be scratched from UFC 81 all together after Tomasz Drwal was forced out of the fight with a knee injury.

Ruiz is on a six fight winning streak, with his last win coming this weekend at Palace Fighting Championships over The Ultimate Fighter 2 veteran Brad Imes.

Anthony Ruiz (20-10) has been fighting in various promotions including PFC, Strikforce, WEC, Gladiator Challenge and King of the Cage.

UPDATE: The UFC has announced that Tim Boetsch will fight David Heath at UFC 81 and Not Ruiz.