UFC 126 List of Salaries and Bonuses
UFC 126 winners are now rejoicing for a job well done. Kudos not only to their fighting careers but also for the salaries the fighters received.
Together with the list of suspended fighters for last Saturday’s fight, the Nevada State Athletic Commission released the fighters’ salary information for UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort.
UFC 126 showcased the victory of middleweight champion Anderson Silva via K.O. against Vitor Belfort. Forrest Griffin tapped down Rich Franklin in the co-main event. UFC 126 took place last Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
The figures below states the salaries plus the bonuses received by the fighters based on the report released by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
MAIN CARD FIGHTERS
-Anderson Silva: $200,000(no win bonus) def. Vitor Belfort: $275,000
-Forrest Griffin: $375,000 (includes $150,000 win bonus) def. Rich Franklin: $75,000
-Jon Jones: $140,000 (includes $70,000 win bonus) def. Ryan Bader: $20,000
-Jake Ellenberger: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus) def. Carlos Eduardo Rocha: $8,000
-Miguel Torres: $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus) def. Antonio Banuelos: $9,000
PRELIMINARY CARD FIGHTERS
-Donald Cerrone: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus) def. Paul Kelly: $19,000
-Chad Mendes: $19,000 (includes $9,500 win bonus) def. Michihiro Omigawa: $8,000
-Demetrious Johnson: $10,000 (includes $5,000 win bonus) def. Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto: $15,000
-Kyle Kingsbury: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Ricardo Romero: $10,000
-Mike Pierce: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus) def. Kenny Robertson: $6,000
UFC 126 DISCLOSED FIGHTER PAYROLL: $1,405,000