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Tuesday, 10/16/2012, 09:14 am

UFC on FX 5 Salary Report | UFC NEWS

Earlier this month the UFC held UFC on FX 5 at the Minneapolis Target Center.

Featuring a main event between heavyweights Travis Browne and Antonio ‘Bigfoot” Silva, the full fight card featured 10 bouts from top to bottom.

The Minnesota Office of Combative Sports recently released the disclosed payroll for the event and it totaled $538,000 with a range in fighter pay from $8,000 – $84,000.

On the high-end, Jake Ellenberger was the top income earner with $84,000 and closely behind him was main event winner, Antonio Silva.

The full disclosed payroll figures for UFC on FX 5 are as follows:

Antonio Silva: $70,000 (no win bonus)
def. Travis Browne: $20,000

Jake Ellenberger: $84,0000 (includes $42,000 win bonus)
def. Jay Hieron: $12,000

John Dodson: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
def. Jussier Formiga: $9,000

Justin Edwards: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Josh Neer: $16,000

Michael Johnson: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
def. Danny Castillo: $25,000

Mike Pierce: $44,000 (includes $22,000 win bonus)
def. Aaron Simpson: $25,000

Marcus LeVesseur: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
def. Carlo Prater: $10,000

Jacob Volkmann: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Shane Roller: $25,000

Diego Nunes: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)
def. Bart Palaszewski: $12,000

Darren Uyenoyama: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Phil Harris: $8,000


8 Responses to “UFC on FX 5 Salary Report | UFC NEWS”

  1. Mike b says:

    Damn!!!!these fighters need to make more $$$$$….

  2. Marc P says:

    MMA fighters are way underpaid. Meanwhile the UFC execs make millions.

  3. Some Guy says:

    One thing you idiots don’t realize is that all of these guys have contracts. So these figures here are just bonus fight money. They still have an annual salary they get paid. This is just bonus money for the fights.

    • Mike b says:

      Ur the fu*king idiot….cause even UFC legends like frye,shamrock,rutten,randleman,and so on say these fighters need to get paid more $$$$….everybody thinks that…if one word can sum u up in a nut shell it would be…..STUPID!!!!!

  4. some one says:

    poor ufc fighters they need to get paid more, and the i dont believe dana saying they pay more than that even if u double the amount its still pathetic

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