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James Toney is UFC 118’s biggest earner

The Massachusetts State Athletic Commission officially released the salary list for UFC 118 earlier today. And who would of thunk it…James “Lights Out” Toney was the night’s highest payed at $500,000 for his LOSS to Randy Couture, who made half that at $250,000.

And no Frankie Edgar didn’t make anywhere near to either of those. He may have kept his belt, but only walked away with $96,000.

Below is the rest of the fighters’ salaries for UFC 118:

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

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