UFC 109: Relentless came in as one of the Top 10 UFC events ever in gate income totals. Randy Couture vs. Mark Coleman headliner drew 10,687 attendees for a live gate of $2.3 million. UFC 100 still tops the list as the most profitable UFC events ever, with a $5,101,740 gate total.
Ex-UFC champ Randy “The Natural” Couture raked in $250,000, which was nearly a 1/4 of overall $944K fighter payroll at UFC 109: Relentless. UFC Hall of Fame member Mark Coleman was only paid $60,000 for his defeat. Chael Sonnen received $64,000 dollars, including his Win Bonus, while Nate Marquardt received $45,000.