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Monday, 07/09/2012, 04:04 pm

UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II Salary Report | UFC NEWS


The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the official list of disclosed salaries for last Saturday’s UFC 148 pay-per-view event.

UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II took place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada last Saturday. In the main event Anderson Silva successfully defended his middleweight title for the second time against his bitter rival, Chael Sonnen.

Leading the list of disclosed salary recipients are co-main event fighters Tito Ortiz and Forrest Griffin. Ortiz walked away with $250,000.00 while Griffin took in just $25,000.00 more than him.

The full list of disclosed salaries is as follows:

Anderson Silva: $200,000 (no win bonus)
def. Chael Sonnen: $50,000

Forrest Griffin: $275,000 (includes $150,000 win bonus)
def. Tito Ortiz: $250,000

Cung Le: $150,000 (no win bonus)
def. Patrick Cote: $21,000

Demian Maia: $96,000 (includes $48,000 win bonus)
def. Dong Hyun Kim: $44,000

Chad Mendes: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
def. Cody McKenzie: $10,000

Mike Easton: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Ivan Menjivar: $13,000

Melvin Guillard: $72,000 (includes $36,000 win bonus)
def. Fabricio Camoes: $8,000

Khabib Nurmagomedov: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Gleison Tibau: $31,000

Constantinos Philippou: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)
def. Riki Fukuda: $28,000

Shane Roller: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus)
def. John Alessio: $10,000

Rafaello Oliveira: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Yoislandy Izquierdo: $6,000

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