UFC 168 Fighter Salaries: Anderson Silva Leads Payroll

UFC 168 Poster-478x270The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva fighter salaries on Monday and Anderson Silva was the top earner.

Silva, who lost to Chris Weidman in the main event due to a horrific broken leg, earned $600,000 while Weidman took home $400,000, including a $200,000 win bonus.

UFC 168 Fighter Salaries:

-Chris Weidman $400,000 (includes $200,00 win bonus) def. Anderson Silva $600,000.

-Ronda Rousey $100,000 (includes $50,000 win bonus) def. Miesha Tate $28,000.

-Travis Browne $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus) def. Josh Barnett $170,000.

-Jim Miller $92,000 (includes $46,000 win bonus) def. Fabricio Camoes $8,000.

-Dustin Poirier $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus) def. Diego Brandao $20,000.

-Uriah Hall $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Chris Leben $51,000.

– Michael Johnson: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
def. Gleison Tibau $39,000.

-Dennis Siver: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus)
 def. Manny Gamburyan $25,000.

-John Howard: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)
 def. Siyar Bahadurzada $17,000.

-William Macario: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
 def. Bobby Voelker $12,000.

-Robert Peralta: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Estevan Payan $10,000.

*Diego Brandao was fined 25-percent of his purse due to missing weight. Half of the fine went to his opponent, Dustin Poirier, and half to the Nevada State Athletic Commission and was not reflected in the above totals.

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