Bellator 292 salaries: Five get six-figure paydays, including Benson Henderson in retirement fight

Twenty fighters competed last Friday Bellator 292 with titleholders citing all disclosed payouts.

California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) executive director Andy Foster released a full list of fighter payouts to MMA Junkie on Thursday. Amounts reflect disclosed payouts only and do not include non-contractual bonuses, sponsorship payments or voluntary bonuses.

Three out of five fighters who pocketed six-figure paydays took first place on the list with $150,000. Lightweight Champion Usman Nurmagomedov (17-0 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) submitted Benson Henderson (30-12 MMA, 7-7 BMMA) in the main event, which was also the opening round of Bellator’s Lightweight Grand Prix.

Both Nurmagomedov and Henderson have earned a disclosed lump sum of $150,000 for their fights, win or lose. The other $150,000 recipient was Alexander Shabliy (23-3 MMA, 4-0 BMMA), who won $75,000 and a $75,000 win bonus for his win over Tofiq Musayev (20-5 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) received rounds at the opening of the tournament.

Additionally, Linton Vassell (24-8 MMA, 12-5 BMMA) made a whopping $100,000 for his heavyweight knockout of Valentin Moldavsky (11-3 MMA, 6-2 BMMA) and Michael Page (21-2 MMA, 17-2 BMMA) made a whopping $100,000 for his quick TKO of Goiti Yamauchi (28-6 MMA, 14-5 BMMA).

Scroll down to see what the 20 hunters on Bellator 292 were paid – amounts disclosed only.

Adam Wamsley: $2,000 for losing to Theo Haig

Theo Haig: $6,000 for beating Adam Wamsley

Rogelio Luna: $2,000 for losing to Laird Anderson

Laird Anderson: $8,000 for beating Rogelio Luna

Julius Anglickas: $50,000 for losing to Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov

Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov: $80,000 for beating Julius Anglickas

Tony Johnson: $10,000 for losing to Khalid Murtazaliev

Khalid Murtazaliev: $26,000 for beating Tony Johnson

Cass Bell: $13,000 for losing to Josh Hill

Josh Hill: $80,000 for defeating Cass Bell

Erik Perez: $20,000 for losing to Enrique Barzola

Enrique Barzola: $62,000 for beating Erik Perez

Goiti Yamauchi: $66,000 for losing to Michael Page

Michael Page: $100,000 for beating Goiti Yamauchi

Valentin Moldavsky: $75,000 for losing to Linton Vassell

Linton Vassell: $100,000 for beating Valentin Moldavsky

Tofiq Musayev: $65,000 for losing to Alexander Shabliy

Alexander Shabliy: $150,000 for beating Tofiq Musayev

Benson Henderson: $150,000 for losing to Usman Nurmagomedov

Usman Nurmagomedov: $150,000 for beating Benson Henderson

Story originally appeared on MMA Junkie

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