UFC 125: Resolution Official Salaries; Both headliners received bonuses

UFC 125 took place January 1st at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The night’s main card aired on pay-per-view, and for the first time ever, preliminary-card bouts aired on ION Television.

UFC lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar and light heavyweight destroyer, Thiago Silva biggest earners following a night of action in Las Vegas, Nevada this past week, taking home over $100,000 each for their efforts.

Interestingly both Edgar and lightweight number one contender, Gray Maynard took home their win bonuses despite battling to a draw in the main event of the evening. Other big winners include Dong Hyun Kim – $70,000, Clay Guida – $62,000 and Brandon Vera – $60,000.

Here’s the complete list:

Both headliners received their win bonuses despite the draw:
Frankie Edgar: $102,000 (includes $51,000 win bonus)
vs. Gray Maynard: $52,000 ($26,000 win bonus)

Brian Stann: $42,000 ($21,000 win bonus)
def. Chris Leben: $46,000

Thiago Silva: $110,000 ($55,000 win bonus)
def. Brandon Vera: $60,000

Dong Hyun Kim: $70,000 ($35,000 win bonus)
def. Nate Diaz: $33,000

Clay Guida: $62,000 ($31,000 win bonus)
def. Takanori Gomi: $50,000

Jeremy Stephens: $36,000 ($18,000 win bonus)
def. Marcus Davis: $31,000

Dustin Poirier: $8,000 ($4,000 win bonus)
def. Josh Grispi: $15,000

Brad Tavares: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)
def. Phil Baroni: $25,000

Diego Nunes: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
def. Mike Brown: $23,000

Daniel Roberts: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)
def. Greg Soto: $8000

Jacob Volkmann: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)
def. Antonio McKee: $15,000

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