UFC 162 Fighter Salaries, Payroll of $1,613,000

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MMANews.com has obtained a copy of the fighter salaries issued this weekend for UFC 162 which was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV.

The biggest earner of the evening was former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva who pick up a $600,000 pay out as opposed to his opponent and new Champion Chris Weidman who picked up $48,000.

It Should be noted that the salaries below do not reflect any post fight bonus awards or back room bonuses that may have been awarded:

Main PPV Bouts

-Anderson Silva: $600,000 ($600,000 to show, $200,000 to win)
-Chris Weidman: $48,000 ($24,000 to show, $24,000 to win)
-Charles Oliveira: $21,000 ($21,000 to show, $21,000 to win)
-Frankie Edgar: $240,000 ($120,000 to show, $120,000 to win)
-Roger Gracie: $50,000 ($50,000 to show, $50,000 to win)
-Tim Kennedy: $90,000 ($60,000 to show, $30,000 to win)
-Denis Siver: $33,000 ($33,000 to show, $33,000 to win)
-Cub Swanson: $58,000 ($29,000 to show, $29,000 to win)

Preliminary Bouts

-Andrew Craig: $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
-Chris Leben: $51,000 ($51,000 to show, $51,000 to win)
-Kazuki Tokudome: $8,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
-Norman Parke: $30,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 to win)
-Dave Herman $23,000 ($23,000 to show, $23,000 to win)
-Gabriel Gonzaga: $58,000 ($29,000 to show, $29,000 to win)
-Rafello Oliveira: $14,000 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 to win)
-Edson Barboza: $46,000 ($23,000 to show, $23,000 to win)
-Brian Melancon: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
-Seth Baczynski: $16,000 ($16,000 to show, $16,000 to win)
-David Mitchell: $10,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
-Mike Pierce: $56,000 ($28,000 to show, $28,000 to win)

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