Anderson Silva Taking Home $600,000 After UFC 162 In Las Vegas, Nevada

Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva is taking home the most earning for this past weekends UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman card in Las Vegas, Nevada, raking in $600,000 despite losing via TKO in the second round in an end that shocked many.

Chris Weidman earned just over $48,000 despite being the victor and knocking out Silva. Former lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar was the second biggest earner with $240,000 following his first win at featherweight.

The full list of salaries are:

Chris Weidman – $48,000 ($24,000 purse/$24,000 win bonus)
Anderson Silva – $600,000

Frankie Edgar – $240,000 ($120,000/$120,000)
Charles Oliveira – $21,000

Tim Kennedy – $90,000 ($60,000/$30,000)
Roger Gracie – $50,000

Mark Munoz – $84,000 ($42,000/$42,000)
Tim Boetsch – $37,000

Cub Swanson – $58,000 ($29,000/$29,000)
Dennis Siver – $33,000

Andrew Craig – $24,000 ($12,000/$12,000)
Chris Leben – $51,000

Norman Parke – $30,000 ($15,000/$15,000)
Kazuki Tokudome – $15,000

Gabriel Gonzaga – $58,000 ($29,000/$29,000)
Dave Herman – $23,000

Edson Barboza – $46,000 ($23,000/$23,000)
Rafaello Oliveira – $14,000

Brian Melancon – $16,000 ($8,000/$8,000)
Seth Baczynski – $16,000

Mike Pierce – $56,000 ($28,000/$28,000)
David Mitchell – $10,000

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