UFC 148 Official Salaries: Forrest Griffin, Tito Ortiz, and Anderson Silva Top List

Former UFC light heavyweight champion, Forrest Griffin was the highest earner this past weekend at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada, with a massive $275,000 for his unanimous decision win over another former champion, Tito Ortiz who earned $250,000. Surprisingly current middleweight champion, Anderson Silva came in third on the list with $200,000 for defeating long time rival, Chael Sonnen who earned only $50,000 for his efforts.

The full UFC 148 salary list:

Anderson Silva: $200,000
(No win bonus)
Chael Sonnen: $50,000

Forrest Griffin: $275,000
(Includes $150,000 win bonus)
Tito Ortiz: $250,000

Cung Le: $150,000
(No win bonus)
Patrick Cote: $21,000

Demian Maia: $96,000
(Includes $48,000 win bonus)
Dong Hyun Kim: $44,000

Chad Mendes: $36,000
(Includes $18,000 win bonus)
Cody McKenzie: $10,000

Mike Easton: $20,000
(Includes $10,000 win bonus)
Ivan Menjivar: $13,000

Melvin Guillard: $72,000
(Includes $36,000 win bonus)
Fabricio Camoes: $8,000

Khabib Nurmagomedov: $20,000
(Includes $10,000 win bonus)
Gleison Tibau: $31,000

Constantinos Philippou: $32,000
(Includes $16,000 win bonus)
Riki Fukuda: $28,000

Shane Roller: $46,000
(Includes $23,000 win bonus)
John Alessio: $10,000

Rafaello Oliveira: $20,000
(Includes $10,000 win bonus)
Yoislandy Izquierdo: $6,000

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