UFC 148’s Top Earners: Either Tito Ortiz or Forrest Griffin
Who ever wins between Tito Ortiz and Forrest Griffin, is set to be UFC 148's highest paid fighter
Ortiz, who fights for the last time, is set to earn a flat $250,000, while his contender Forrest Griffin, will earn $125,000 to show and an extra $150,000 if he wins.
UFC 148 will be headlined a middleweight bout between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen. Silva is set to take home 200,000 win or lose, while Sonnen will receive $50,000 to show and an extra $50,000 if he wins.
Items such as insurance, licenses and taxes are not yet deducted from the figures mentioned earlier. It also does not include bonuses paid by sponsors, “locker room” or special discretionary bonuses that UFC pays ocassionally and portions of the pay-per-view revenue.
UFC 148 will be held at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada on this Saturday, July 7, 2012. The event’s main card will be shown on pay-per-view, while the prelims is set to air on FX and stream via Facebook.View Article Source »