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UFC 148 Fighter Payouts

Written on July 09, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Forrest Griffin and Tito Ortiz are the event's highest earners

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has diclosed the fighter’s payroll for the recently concluded, “” event.

Topping the list is Forrest Griffin, who earned $275,000, inclusive of a $150,000 win bonus. While his co-main event fighter, Hall of Famer, Tito Ortiz, came in at second place and earned a flat fee of $250,000. Coming in at third place is headliner, and middleweight champ, , who received $200,000 with no win bonus, while his contender , only received a salary of $50,000.

The total disclosed payroll for the event was $1,438,000.

Check out the full payouts below:

Main Card (Pay-per-view)

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
: $96,000 (includes $48,000 win bonus) def. : $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

Prelim Card (FX Television)

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

Preliminary Card (Facebook)

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

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