UFC on FX 5 salaries: Ellenberger, Bigfoot lead way

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

It's been a while since the event, but the Minnesota Office of Combative Sports finally released salaries for the UFC on FX 5 event held on October 5th in the Target Center in Minneapolis. The biggest salaries went to Jake Ellenberger, who defeated Jay Hieron by decision, and Antonio Silva, who defeated Travis Browne in the main event. Silva's "no bonus" contract is likely a holdover from his Strikeforce days. Here's a look at everyone's salary from the show:

Antonio Silva: $70,000 (no win bonus)
Travis Browne: $20,000

Jake Ellenberger: $84,000 (includes $42,000 win bonus)
Jay Hieron: $12,000

John Dodson: $30,000 ($15,000 win bonus)
Jussier da Silva: $9,000

Justin Edwards: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
Josh Neer: $16,000

Michael Johnson: $28,000 ($14,000 win bonus)
Danny Castillo: $25,000

Mike Pierce: $44,000 ($22,000 win bonus)
Aaron Simpson: $25,000

Marcus LeVesseur: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus)
Carlo Prater: $10,000

Jacob Volkmann: $40,000 ($20,000 win bonus)
Shane Roller: $25,000

Diego Nunes: $32,000 ($16,000 win bonus)
Bart Palaszewski: $12,000

Darren Uyenoyama: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)
Phil Harris: $8,000

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