UFC 168 payouts and salaries: See who took home a whoppin $600k

December 30, 2013

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UFC 168 payouts and salaries: See who took home a whoppin $600k



UFC 168 is officially in the books.  The payouts and salaries for each fighter that competed at the “Weidman vs. Silva” from Saturday Dec. 28, 2013 in Las Vegas is officially released.

Anderson Silva broke his leg in the second round when Chris Weidman checked a shin kick.  Weidman remains the UFC middleweight champion.

Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate ended their grudge match as Rousey locked in a fight ending armbar submission in the third.

See the final payouts and salaries below:

Chris Weidman: $400,000 ($200,000 to show, $200,000 to win)
Anderson Silva: $600,000
Weidman def. Silva via technical knockout (injury)

Ronda Rousey: $100,000 ($50,000 to show, $50,000 to win)
Miesha Tate: $28,000
Rousey def. Tate via submission (armbar)

Travis Browne: $56,000 ($28,000 to show, $28,000 to win)
Josh Barnett: $170,000
Browne def. Barnett via knockout (elbows)

Jim Miller: $92,000 ($46,000 to show, $46,000 to win)
Fabricio Camoes: $8,000
Miller def. Camoes via submission (armbar)

Dustin Poirier: $46,000 ($23,000 to show, $23,000 to win)
Diego Brandao: $20,000
Poirier def. Brandao via knockout (punches)

Uriah Hall: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Chris Leben: $51,000
Hall def. Leben via technical knockout (retirement)

Michael Johnson: $36,000 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 to win)
Gleison Tibau: $39,000
Johnson def. Tibau via knockout (punches)

Dennis Siver: $66,000 ($33,000 to show, $33,000 to win)
Manny Gamburyan: $25,000
Siver def. Gamburyan via unanimous deision

John Howard: $32,000 ($16,000 to show, $16,000 to win)
Siyar Bahadurzada: $17,000
Howard def. Bahadurzada via unanimous deision

William Macario Patolino: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Bobby Voelker: $12,000
Patolino def. Voelker via unanimous decision

Robbie Peralta: $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
Estevan Payan: $10,000
Peralta def. Payan via technical knockout (punches)

The total disclosed payroll for UFC 168: “Weidman vs. Silva 2” was $1,872,000.

Keep in mind the salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, sponsorships, percentages and other unofficial payments such as PPV bonuses, among others. It also does not include deductions for expenses such as insurance, taxes, etc.

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