UFC 162 salaries: Silva gets 600k, Weidman gets 48k

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New UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman earned $48,000 for his win over Anderson Silva, while Silva got $600,000 to show.

Before UFC 162, the news was released that Anderson Silva had the opportunity to earn some $800,000 in disclosed pay for his title defense against Chris Weidman, while Weidman was set to make 24k to show and 24k to win. Those were the only salaries released at the time, but the full card salaries have been sent out by the Nevada State Athletic Commission now. Silva got $600,000 to show and would have got another $200,000 to win. Here's a full rundown of how everyone did:

Chris Weidman $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
Anderson Silva $600,000

Frankie Edgar $240,000 ($120,000 win bonus)
Charles Oliveira $21,000

Tim Kennedy $90,000 ($30,000 win bonus)
Roger Gracie $50,000

Cub Swanson $58,000 ($29,000 win bonus)
Dennis Siver $33,000

Mark Munoz $84,000 ($42,000 win bonus)
Tim Boetsch $37,000

Andrew Craig $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)
Chris Leben $51,000

Norman Parke $30,000 ($15,000 win bonus)
Kazuki Tokudome $8,000

Gabriel Gonzaga $58,000 ($29,000 win bonus)
Dave Herman $23,000

Edson Barboza $46,000 ($23,000 win bonus)
Rafaello Oliveira $14,000

Brian Melancon $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)
Seth Baczynski $16,000

Mike Pierce $56,000 ($28,000 win bonus)
David Mitchell $10,000

Five men also took home performance bonuses. Frankie Edgar, Charles Oliveira, Cub Swanson, and Dennis Siver all received $50,000 fight of the night bonuses, while Chris Weidman got $50,000 for knockout of the night. There were no submissions on the card.

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