UFC 175 Fighter Salaries: Chris Weidman Tops the List Just Under Half a Million Dollars

Chris Weidman UFC ChampionUFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman cemented his status atop the division at UFC 175 on Saturday night in Las Vegas, when he won a unanimous decision over Lyoto Machida. He was rewarded for his efforts with a $450,000 reported payday, which put him atop the UFC 175 fighter salaries, according to MMAJunkie.com, citing the Nevada Athletic Commission.

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey continued to build her legacy by knocking out Alexis Davis in just 16 seconds. She, however, was third on the list of publicly disclosed salaries, drawing $120,000 to Machida’s $200,000.

UFC 175 Fighter Salaries

Chris Weidman: $450,000 (includes $225,000 win bonus)
def. Lyoto Machida: $200,000

Ronda Rousey: $120,000 (includes $60,000 win bonus)
def. Alexis Davis: $24,000

Uriah Hall: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Thiago “Marreta” Santos: $10,000

Russell Doane: $18,000 (includes $9,000 win bonus)
def. Marcus Brimage: $10,000

Urijah Faber: $120,000 (includes $60,000 win bonus)
def. Alex Caceres: $19,000

Kenny Robertson: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
def. Ildemar Alcantara: $16,000

Bruno Santos: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Chris Camozzi: $23,000

Rob Font: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. George Roop: $20,000

Luke Zachrich: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Guilherme Vasconcelos: $8,000

Kevin Casey: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. William “Bubba” Bush: $8,000

Follow MMAWeekly.com on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.