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Silva is the Top Earner Among UFC 117 Fighters

Written on August 18, 2010 by Zac Efren

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Not only did Silva get the belt from winning UFC 117 but also some hard cold cash worth $320K.

Middleweight champion is $320,000 richer after his fight with at last August 7 at the Oracle Arena. This information was based from the figures revealed by the California State Athletic Commission.

Other bonuses Silva earned that night was the $60,000 “Fight of the Night” and $60,000 “Submission of the Night” bonuses. Silva’s fight two Saturdays ago assured him of the 12-0 record on cage fighting.

See the top 5 biggest earners from UFC 117:

Anderson Silva — $320,000 (includes $60,000 “Fight of the Night” bonus, $60,000 “Submission of the Night” bonus)

Chael Sonnen — $95,000 (includes $60,000 “Fight of the Night” bonus)

Jon Fitch — $108,000 (includes $54,000 win bonus)

Thiago Alves — $60,000

Clay Guida — $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus)

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