UFC 125 Salaries: Thiago Silva Top Earner With $110K Payday

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According to the Nevada State Athletic Commission: (via MMA Mania):

Frankie Edgar: $102,000 ($51,000 win) def. vs. Gray Maynard: $52,000 ($26,000 win)*
Brian Stann: $42,000 ($21,000 win) def. Chris Leben: $46,000
Thiago Silva: $110,000 ($55,000 win)def. Brandon Vera: $60,000
Dong Hyun Kim: $70,000 ($35,000 win) def. Nate Diaz: $33,000
Clay Guida: $62,000 ($31,000 win) def. Takanori Gomi: $50,000

Jeremy Stephens: $36,000 ($18,000 win) def. Marcus Davis: $31,000
Dustin Poirier: $8,000 ($4,000 win) def. Josh Grispi: $15,000
Brad Tavares: $16,000 ($8,000 win) def. Phil Baroni: $25,000
Diego Nunes: $20,000 ($10,000 win) def. Mike Brown: $23,000
Daniel Roberts: $24,000 ($12,000) def. Greg Soto: $8000
Jacob Volkmann: $24,000 ($12,000 win) def. Antonio McKee: $15,000

* - Although not reflected in the NSAC paperwork, both headliners received their win bonuses despite the draw
$60,000 fight-night bonuses:
- Fight of the Night: Frankie Edgar s. Gray Maynard
- Submission of the Night: Clay Guida
- Knockout of the Night: Jeremy Stephens

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