UFC 168 Fighter Salaries, Attendance & Gate

UFC 168 Fighter Salaries, Attendance & Gate

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UFC 168 Fighter Salaries, Attendance & Gate


Anderson Silva hams it up at the UFC 168 weigh-ins
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Win, lose or draw tonight, Anderson Silva is walking away (editor’s note: this turned out to be an unintended bad pun) with the fattest pockets.  The MMA Manifesto has requested and received the fighter purse info for the top three fights on the card at UFC 168 from the Nevada Athletic Commission.  We’ll update with the full card payouts once they are released.

UPDATE: full card payouts are now included

Attendance: 15,650

Gate: $6,238,792.50


Anderson Silva: $600,000

Chris Weidman: $400,000 ($200,000 to show, $200,000 win bonus)

Ronda Rousey: $250,000 ($50,000 to show, $50,000 win bonus, $75,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $75,000 Submission of the Night bonus)

Josh Barnett: $170,000

Travis Browne: $131,000 ($28,000 to show, $28,000 win bonus, $75,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)

Miesha Tate: $103,000 ($28,000 to show, $75,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

Jim Miller: $92,000 ($46,000 to show, $46,000 win bonus)

Chris Leben: $51,000

Dustin Poirier: $48,500 ($23,000 to show, $23,000 win bonus, $2,500 from Brandao for missing weight)

Dennis Siver: $46,200 ($33,000 to show, $33,000 win bonus, fined $19,800 for failed drug test)

Gleison Tibau: $39,000

Michael Johnson: $36,000 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 win bonus)

John Howard: $32,000 ($16,000 to show, $16,000 win bonus)

Manny Gamburyan: $25,000

Robbie Peralta: $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus)

Uriah Hall: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus)

William Macario: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus)

Siyar Bahadurzada: $17,000

Diego Brandao: $15,000 ($20,000 to show, $5,000 fine for missing weight)

Bobby Voelker: $12,000

Estevan Payan: $10,000

Fabricio Camoes: $8,000


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