The Minnesota Office of Combative Sports released the fighter salaries for the fighters that took part in UFC on FX 5.
UFC on FX 5 went down on October 5 from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The main event was a heavyweight tilt between Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Travis Browne. Silva put an end to Browne’s unbeaten streak, as he TKO’d him in the very first round.
Jake Ellenberger was the big money winner on the evening, as he took home a cool $84,000 for his victory over Jay Hieron. Coming in behind Ellenberger was Silva who took home $70,000 for his main event win.
Check out the full UFC on FX 5 fighter salaries below. (Disclosed payouts $538,000)
Antonio Silva: $70,000 (no win bonus)
def. Travis Browne: $20,000
Jake Ellenberger: $84,0000 (includes $42,000 win bonus)
def. Jay Hieron: $12,000
John Dodson: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
def. Jussier Formiga da Silva: $9,000
Justin Edwards: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Josh Neer: $16,000
Michael Johnson: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
def. Danny Castillo: $25,000
Mike Pierce: $44,000 (includes $22,000 win bonus)
def. Aaron Simpson: $25,000
Marcus LeVesseur: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
def. Carlo Prater: $10,000
Jacob Volkmann: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Shane Roller: $25,000
Diego Nunes: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)
def. Bart Palaszewski: $12,000
Darren Uyenoyama: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Phil Harris: $8,000
These numbers are the salaries that the organization has to give to the State Commissions. They do not include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses and other fees. They also do not include “fight night” bonuses, sponsor pay or any other bonuses that the UFC often give their fighters.