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Bellator 268 featured two light heavyweight grand prix matchups, and the fighters involved were four of the five highest-paid athletes on the card.
Light heavyweight champion Vadim Nemkov and fellow grand prix finalist Corey Anderson led all paydays, as they pocketed six figures as a result of their wins Oct. 16 at Footprint Center in Phoenix.
Grand prix participants Julius Anglickas and Ryan Bader, who lost in the semfinals, and former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson, also took home six figures.
On Monday, MMA Junkie acquired a full list of Bellator 268 salaries from the Arizona Department of Gaming, which oversaw the event. The figures do not include discretionary bonuses or sponsorship money.
Check out a full list below.
- Mukhamed Berkhamov: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus) def. Grant Neal: $24,000
- Nick Browne: $37,200 (includes $18,000 win bonus and $1,200 from opponent weight miss) def. Bobby Lee: $9,600 (includes $2,400 deduction for weight miss)
- Javier Torres: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Gregory Millard: $13,000
- Sumiko Inaba: $10,000 (includes $5,000 win bonus) def. Randi Field: $4,000
- Lance Gibson Jr.: $14,000 (includes $7,000 win bonus) def. Raymond Pina: $3,000
- Jaylon Bates: $20,000 (no win bonus) def. Raphael Montini: $2,500
- Sullivan Cauley: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus) def. Deon Clash: $2,000