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UFC 162 salaries: Weidman earns $48K, Silva earns $600K

chris weidmanFormer UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva easily took home the largest amount of money from the UFC 162 event that took place on Saturday night in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

However, it was Chris Weidman who took home all the gold when the night was over.

The Nevada State Athletic Commission notified ProMMAnow.com of the UFC 162 salaries earlier today.

Chris Weidman defeated Silva to end the longest championship reign in UFC history to become the new UFC middleweight champion. Former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar ended a three fight losing in a “Fight of the Night” performance against Charles Oliveira.

The UFC 162 fighter paydays are below:

  • Chris Weidman: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus) defeated Anderson Silva: $600,000
  • Frankie Edgar: $240,000 (includes $120,000 win bonus) defeated Charles Oliveira: $21,000
  • Tim Kennedy: $90,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus) defeated Roger Gracie: $50,000
  • Mark Munoz: $84,000 (includes $42,000 win bonus) defeated Tim Boetsch: $37,000
  • Cub Swanson: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus) defeated Dennis Siver: $33,000
  • Andrew Craig: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) defeated Chris Leben: $51,000
  • Norman Parke: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus) defeated Kazuki Tokudome: $8,000
  • Gabriel Gonzaga: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus) defeated Dave Herman: $23,000
  • Edson Barboza: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus) defeated Rafaello Oliveira: $14,000
  • Brian Melancon: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) defeated Seth Baczynski: $16,000
  • Mike Pierce: $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus) defeated David Mitchell: $10,000
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