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UFC 162 Fighter Salaries: Despite Loss, Anderson Silva Still The King

Anderson Silva’s knockout loss to Chris Weidman cost him plenty at UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman this past weekend.

Yet, he still racked in a base salary of $600,000 thanks to his new 10-fight extension agreed upon with the UFC earlier this year.

The Nevada Athletic Commission released the full list of fighter salaries, as Weidman earned $48,000 for his performance. Frankie Edgar, the co-main event winner, scored a $240,000 pay day.

As always, these numbers do not include any type of bonus money or sponsorship money.

Chris Weidman: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)

Anderson Silva: $600,000

Frankie Edgar: $240,000 (includes $120,000 win bonus)

Charles Oliveira: $21,000

Tim Kennedy: $90,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)

Roger Gracie: $50,000

Mark Munoz: $84,000 (includes $42,000 win bonus)

Tim Boetsch: $37,000

Cub Swanson: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus)

Dennis Siver: $33,000

Andrew Craig: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)

Chris Leben: $51,000

Norman Parke: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)

Kazuki Tokudome: $8,000

Gabriel Gonzaga: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus)

Dave Herman: $23,000

Edson Barboza: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus)

Rafaello Oliveira: $14,000

Brian Melancon: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Seth Baczynski: $16,000

Mike Pierce: $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus)

David Mitchell: $10,000