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Weidman, Silva Top Earners From UFC 168

Weidman, Silva Top Earners From UFC 168

UFC 168 main event fighters Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva walked away with the largest disclosed paychecks, according to numbers revealed by the Nevada Athletic Commission.

Silva, who lost via second round TKO to Weidman in a bout for the UFC middleweight title, picked up $600,000. Weidman earned $400,000, thanks to a $200,000 win bonus.

The numbers below do not include any bonus, locker room or sponsorship money given to the fighters. Also, Diego Brandao forfeited a portion of his purse for failing to make weight.

Chris Weidman $400,000 (includes $200,000 win bonus)

Anderson Silva $600,000

Ronda Rousey $100,000 (includes $50,000 win bonus)

Miesha Tate $28,000

Travis Browne $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus)

Josh Barnett $170,000

Jim Miller $92,000 (includes $46,000 win bonus)

Fabricio Camoes $8,000

Dustin Poirier $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus)

Diego Brandao $20,000*

Uriah Hall $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)

Chris Leben $51,000

Michael Johnson $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)

Gleison Tibau $39,000

Dennis Siver $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus)

Manny Gamburyan $25,000

John Howard $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)

Siyar Bahadurzada $17,000

William Macario $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)

Bobby Voelker $12,000

Robert Peralta $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)

Estevan Payan $10,000

  • JBAR says:

    Not sure how Jim Miller didn’t get sub of the night, his was much more impressive to me than Rhonda’s.

  • AlphaOmega says:

    I agree, it may off been because Ronda kept fighting for it and then finally got it, so it was kinda suspenseful. Miller’s was like move my leg here, and bam tap bitch.


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