UFC 117: Silva vs. Sonnen Official Salaries, Injuries, and Medical Suspensions

The California State Athletic Commission have announced the salaries for UFC 117 last weekend in Oakland, California. UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva and former UFC welterweight champion, Matt Hughes each took home $200,000 for thier performances.

Jon Fitch ($108,000), Junior dos Santos ($80,000) and Thiago Alves ($60,000).

The California State Athletic Commission also issued injuries and medical suspensions for UFC 117, with middleweight champion, Anderson Silva getting the longest suspension of 180 days, Rafael dos Anjos, Christian Morecraft, and Phil Davis also were in the 180 day slot.

The Official Salaries, Injuries, and Medical Suspensions:

Anderson Silva: $200,000 (no win bonus)
def. Chael Sonnen: $35,000

Jon Fitch: $108,000 (includes $54,000 win bonus)
def. Thiago Alves: $60,000

Clay Guida: $56,000 ($28,000 win bonus)
def. Rafael dos Anjos: $12,000

Matt Hughes: $200,000 ($100,000 win bonus)
def. Ricardo Almeida: $35,000

Junior Dos Santos: $80,000 ($40,000 win bonus)
def. Roy Nelson: $15,000

Rick Story: $22,000 ($11,000 win bonus)
def. Dustin Hazelett: $18,000

Phil Davis: $18,000 ($9,000 win bonus)
def. Rodney Wallace: $6,000

Johny Hendricks: $40,000 ($20,000 win bonus)
def. Charlie Brenneman: $8000

Tim Boetsch: $32,000 ($16,000 win bonus)
def. Todd Brown: $6,000

Stefan Struve: $30,000 ($15,000 win bonus)
def. Christian Morecraft: $6,000

Dennis Hallman: $30,000 ($15,000 win bonus)
def. Ben Saunders: $12,000

– Anderson Silva was suspended for 180 days unless he has a possible rib fracture x-rayed and cleared by a physician. He was also suspended for 45 days, with no contact for 30 days, and needs neurological clearance and a head CT.

– Chael Sonnen was suspended for 60 days, with no contact for 60 days, for a laceration.

– Rafael dos Anjos was suspended for 180 days unless he has a possible rib fracture x-rayed and cleared by a physician. He must also have a head/jaw CT cleared by a maxillofacial surgeon.

– Junior Dos Santos was suspended for 60 days unless he has a right cheek laceration cleared by a physician.

– Roy Nelson was suspended for 45 days, with no contact for 30 days, for a hard bout.

– Dustin Hazelett was suspended for 45 days, with no contact for 30 days, for a TKO, and needs a new physical.

– Phil Davis was suspended for 180 days unless he has a possible right fifth metacarpal fracture cleared by a physician.

– Charlie Brenneman was suspended for 45 days, with no contact for 30 days, and needs a new physical.

– Tim Boetsch was suspended for 60 days unless he has a left facial laceration cleared by a physician, and was suspended for 180 days unless he has a right thumb fracture cleared by a physician.

– Todd Brown was suspended for 60 days unless he has a laceration cleared by a physician.

– Stefan Struve was suspended 60 days unless he has a lower lip laceration cleared by a physician.

– Christian Morecraft was suspended for 180 days due to a hard bout and is required to get a head CT. He was also suspended 45 days, with no contact for 30 days, for a TKO, and was suspended 60 days unless he has a right eyebrow laceration cleared by a physician.

– Dennis Hallman was suspended for 60 days unless he has a left cheek laceration cleared by a physician.

– Ben Saunders was suspended for 45 days, with no contact for 30 days, due to a hard fight.

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