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Jake Ellenberger Tops Fighter Salaries For UFC On FX 5

Jake Ellenberger earned $84,000 for his recent victory over Jay Hieron in the co-main event of UFC on FX: Browne vs. Bigfoot. The card took place earlier this month from Minneapolis.

Ellenberger scored a decision victory over Hieron, avenging his first career professional defeat several years ago to the same fighter.

Antonio Silva, who handed Travis Browne his first pro loss in the main event, earned $70,000. confirmed the salaries for all fighters with the Minnesota Office of Combative Sports. The salaries below do not include any bonus money or sponsorship money awarded to the fighters.


Antonio Silva: $70,000 (no win bonus)

Travis Browne: $20,000

Jake Ellenberger: $84,0000 (includes $42,000 win bonus)

Jay Hieron: $12,000

John Dodson: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)

Jussier Formiga: $9,000

Justin Edwards: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)

Josh Neer: $16,000

Michael Johnson: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)

Danny Castillo: $25,000

Mike Pierce: $44,000 (includes $22,000 win bonus)

Aaron Simpson: $25,000

Marcus LeVesseur: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)

Carlo Prater: $10,000

Jacob Volkmann: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)

Shane Roller: $25,000

Diego Nunes: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)

Bart Palaszewski: $12,000

Darren Uyenoyama: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Phil Harris: $8,000