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Bellator 199 salaries: Ryan Bader, 'King Mo' Lawal, Cheick Kongo lead $852K payroll

Posted On: May 16, 2018   |   Posted By: MMAjunkie

Bellator 199 salaries: Ryan Bader, 'King Mo' Lawal, Cheick Kongo lead $852K payroll

A trio of fighters took home the top disclosed payouts at Bellator 199.
Ryan Bader and Muhammed Lawal each earned flat $150,000 paydays for their headliner, and heavyweight attraction Cheick Kongo took home the same for his main-card bout against Jay Ayala .
MMAjunkie requested and received the list of payouts from the California State Athletic Commission, which regulated the event this past Saturday at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif. The main card aired live on Paramount following prelims on MMAjunkie.
Newly minted heavyweight Bader knocked out Lawal in a blazing 15 seconds to advance to the semifinals of the heavyeight grand prix. Kongo also scored a first-round knockout win over Ayala for his sixth win in a row.
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Ryan Bader def. Muhammed Lawal at Bellator 199: Best photos view 6 images
The event's total disclosed payroll was $852,350. The full list of Bellator 199 payouts included:
Ryan Bader $150,000 def. Muhammed Lawal: $150,000 (no win...

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