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UFC 175 salaries: Chris Weidman tops the payroll at $450,000

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman was one of four fighters to record a six-figure payday at UFC 175.

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The UFC 175 salaries are out, and there's not too much to really dissect here. Chris Weidman tops the lot with a $225k/$225k split for his unanimous decision win against Lyoto Machida, who pocketed $200,000. Ronda Rousey earned $120,000 while Alexis Davis made $1500 per second in her really quick and painful loss to Rousey. She did not pick up show money for her brief fight with Yves Lavigne.

Urijah Faber's $120,000 ($60k/$60k) rounds out the list of fighters who earned six-figures. Although neither man fought on Saturday, Stefan Struve ($40,000/$40,000) and Matt Mitrione ($30,000/$30,000) were paid their show and win money.

Here's a full list of salaries as released by the Nevada Athletic Commission. It should be noted that these figures do not represent a fighter's total earnings, as they do not include sponsorship money, locker room bonuses, or the post-fight bonuses (such as the $50,000 performance bonuses handed out to Ronda Rousey and Rob Font).

Main card (Pay-per-view)
Chris Weidman ($225,000 + $225,000 = $450,000) def. Lyoto Machida ($200,000)
Ronda Rousey ($60,000 + $60,000 = $120,000) def. Alexis Davis ($24,000)
Uriah Hall ($10,000 + $10,000 = $20,000) def. Thiago Santos ($10,000)
Russell Doane ($9,000 + $9,000 = $18,000) def. Marcus Brimage ($10,000)

Preliminary card (FOX Sports 1)
Urijah Faber ($60,000 + $60,000 = $120,000) def. Alex Caceres ($19,000)
Kenny Robertson ($14,000 + $14,000 = $28,000) def. Ildemar Alcantara ($16,000)
Bruno Santos ($8,000 + $8,000 = $16,000) def. Chris Camozzi ($23,000)
Rob Font ($8,000 + $8,000 = $16,000) def. George Roop ($20,000)

Preliminary card (UFC Fight Pass)
Luke Zachrich ($8,000 + $8,000 = $16,000) def. Guilherme Vasconcelos ($8,000)
Kevin Casey ($8,000 + $8,000 = $16,000) def. Bubba Bush ($8,000)

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