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UFC On FX 5 Fighter Salaries Topped By Jake Ellenberger, Antonio Silva

Jake Ellenberger and Antonio Silva earned the largest paydays from UFC on FX 5, which took place earlier this month from Minneapolis. confirmed the salaries with the Minnesota Office of Combative Sports.

Ellenberger, who defeated Jay Hieron, earned $84,000 – which included a $42,000 win bonus. Ellenberger avenged his first pro defeat by scoring a decision over Hieron.

Silva stopped Travis Browne in the main event and was given a salary of $70,000.

As always, all of these numbers do not include any locker room or bonus money the fighters are awarded.


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

Travis Browne: $20,000

Jake Ellenberger: $84,0000 (includes $42,000 win bonus)

Jay Hieron: $12,000

John Dodson: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)

Jussier Formiga: $9,000

Justin Edwards: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)

Josh Neer: $16,000

Michael Johnson: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)

Danny Castillo: $25,000

Mike Pierce: $44,000 (includes $22,000 win bonus)

Aaron Simpson: $25,000

Marcus LeVesseur: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)

Carlo Prater: $10,000

Jacob Volkmann: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)

Shane Roller: $25,000

Diego Nunes: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)

Bart Palaszewski: $12,000

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

Phil Harris: $8,000

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