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UFC 148: Silva Vs. Sonnen II Fighter Salaries Announced

Forrest Griffin may have tried to run from the Octagon Saturday night, but his efforts also landed him a fine $275,000 check.

Griffin defeated Tito Ortiz in the co-main event of UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II over the weekend. Fighter salaries were recently released by the Nevada Athletic Commission to MMA Junkie.

Ortiz, competing in his final fight, picked up $250,000.

None of the salaries below include any kind of bonus or sponsorship money the fighters earn.


Anderson Silva: $200,000 (no win bonus)

Chael Sonnen: $50,000

Forrest Griffin: $275,000 (includes $150,000 win bonus)

Tito Ortiz: $250,000

Cung Le: $150,000 (no win bonus)

Patrick Cote: $21,000

Demian Maia: $96,000 (includes $48,000 win bonus)

Dong Hyun Kim: $44,000

Chad Mendes: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)

Cody McKenzie: $10,000

Mike Easton: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)

Ivan Menjivar: $13,000

Melvin Guillard: $72,000 (includes $36,000 win bonus)

Fabricio Camoes: $8,000

Khabib Nurmagomedov: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)

Gleison Tibau: $31,000

Constantinos Philippou: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)

Riki Fukuda: $28,000

Shane Roller: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus)

John Alessio: $10,000

Rafaello Oliveira: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)

Yoislandy Izquierdo: $6,000

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