Bellator 183 Salaries: Aaron Pico Earns 50,000 On His First Victory Via Savage Ko Punch Against Justin Linn

MMA fighter Aaron Pico didn’t take long to end the fight against his opponent Justin Linn that happened at Sap Center, San Jose, CA on September 23. Which led him cashes a $50,000 in his first professional victory via knockout in the first round on the main card of Bellator 183.

On Tuesday The California State Athletic Commission disclosed the Bellator 183 salaries of some top MMA fighters.

The night’s main card event aired on Spike TV at 9 PM EST and the preliminary card event aired online at 7 PM EST.

The night’s main event was between ex-UFC champion Benson Henderson (50,000) (24-8 MMA, 1-3 BMMA) and Bellator lightweight Patricky Freire (18-8 MMA, 11-7 BMMA) who cashed a $110,000 via split decision. These figures don’t represent full earnings of the fighters, as other sponsorship incomes and discretionary earnings have not been revealed publicly.

Comprehensive Bellator 183 results and Prize money list:

Main Card Event (spike):

Patricky Freire ($65,000 + $45,000 = $110,000)def. Benson Henderson (50,000) through split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Paul Daley ($50,000 + no win bonus = $50,000) defeated Lorenz Larkin ($40,000) through TKO (punches) – at 2:40 in Round 2

Roy Nelson ($30,000 + $30,000 = $60,000) defeated Jay Ayala ($50,000) through unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-28)

Aaron Pico ($25,000 + $25,000 = $50,000) defeated Justin Linn ($4,000) through knockout (punch) – at 3:45 in Round 1

Goiti Yamauchi ($16,000 + $16,000 = $32,000) defeated Adam Piccolotti ($18,000) through submission (rear-naked choke) – at 3:19 in Round 1

Preliminary Card Event:

Tony Johnson ($1,500 + $1,500 = $3,000) defeated Mike Ortega ($1,500) through knockout (punch) – at 1:49 in Round 2

Kaytlin Neil ($2,000 + $2,000 = $4,000) defeated Brooke Mayo ($3,000) through unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Brandon Laroco ($1,500 + $1,500 = $3,000) defeated Gaston Bolanos ($4,000) through technical submission (triangle choke) – Round 2, 2:16

Jaimelene Nievera ($1,500) defeated Corina Herrera ($1,500 + $1,500 = $3,000) through unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-27)
Fernando Gonzalez ($6,000 + $6,000 = $12,000) defeated Alex Lopez ($2,500) through split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Ricardo Vasquez ($1,000 + $1,000 = $2,000) defeated Justin Tenedora ($1,500) through submission (guillotine choke) –at 2:39 in Round 1

J.J. Okanovich ($2,000 + $2,000 = $4,000) defeated Luis Jauregui ($1,500) through submission (armbar) – at 0:42 in Round 1

Daniel Gonzalez ($1,000 + $1,000 = $2,000) defeated Anthony Castrejon ($1,000) through knockout (punches) – at 4:03 in Round 1

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