UFC 117 Fighter Salaries: Silva, Hughes Top $1 Million Payroll

By MATT BOONE
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

The official salaries reported to the Nevada State Athletic Commission for fighters who competed on the UFC 117 card on August 7 were released today. Below are the numbers that were released by the NSAC earlier this evening.

PPV Fights:

-Anderson Silva ($200,000) def. Chael Sonnen ($35,000)
-Jon Fitch ($108,000) def. Thiago Alves ($60,000)
-Clay Guida ($56,000) def. Rafael Dos Anjos ($12,000)
-Matt Hughes ($200,000) def. Ricardo Almeida ($35,000)
-Junior Dos Santos ($80,000) def. Roy Nelson ($15,000)

Preliminary Fights:

-Rick Story ($22,000) def. Dustin Hazelett ($18,000)
-Phil Davis ($18,000) def. Rodney Wallace ($6,000)
-Johny Hendricks ($40,000) def. Charlie Brenneman ($8,000)
-Tim Boetsch ($32,000) def. Todd Brown ($6,000)
-Stefan Struve ($30,000) def. Christian Morecraft ($6,000)
-Dennis Hallman ($30,000) def. Ben Saunders ($12,000)

Total payroll: $1.029 million