UFC 126 Payouts And Salaries For 'Silva Vs Belfort'

It looks like the night's big winners were Forrest Griffin and Vitor Belfort, who each pocked 275K for their trouble.  But Anderson Silva — who fought at a flat rate of 200K — likely walks away as the biggest earner as he assuredly sees a percentage of the pay-per-view revenue.  

MMA Mania has the UFC 126 payouts from the NSAC:

Anderson Silva: $200,000 (no win bonus)
Vitor Belfort: $275,000

Forrest Griffin: $275,000 ($125,000 to show, $150,000 to win)
Rich Franklin: $75,000

Jon Jones: $140,000 ($70,000 to show, $70,000 to win)
Ryan Bader: $20,000

Jake Ellenberger: $32,000 ($16,000 to show, $16,000 to win)
Carlos Eduardo Rocha: $8,000

 

Miguel Torres: $56,000 ($28,000 to show, $28,000 to win)
Antonio Banuelos: $9,000

Donald Cerrone: $36,000 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 to win)
Paul Kelly: $19,000

Chad Mendes: $19,000 ($9,000 to show, $9,000 to win)
Michihiro Omigawa: $8,000

Demetrious Johnson: $10,000 ($5,000 to show, $5,000 to win)
Norifumi Yamamoto: $15,000

Paul Taylor: $36,000 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 to win)
Gabe Ruediger: $8,000

Kyle Kingsbury: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Ricardo Romero: $10,000

Mike Pierce: $28,000 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 to win)
Kenny Robertson: $6,000

The total disclosed payroll for the UFC 126 was $1.305 million.

The fighters below all took home bonuses of 75K:

Fight of the Night — Paul Kelly vs Donald Cerrone

Knockout of the Night — Anderson Silva

Submission of the Night — Jon Jones

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