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UFC 183 Fighter Salaries: Silva, Diaz Top Earners

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Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz earned over a $1 million in disclosed paychecks from UFC 183, the Nevada Athletic Commission confirmed Monday.

Silva, who earned a decision win in the main event, picked up $800,000, while Diaz earned $500,000. Both were returning from extended layoffs.

The event generated a live gate of $4.5 million with 13,114 attending inside the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas. All total, the payroll was at over $2 million.

Complete fighter salaries can be found below. They do not include any bonus, locker room or sponsorship money.

Both John Lineker and Kelvin Gastelum were fined for missing weight.

Anderson Silva: $800,000 (includes $200,000 win bonus)

Nick Diaz: $500,000

Tyron Woodley: $139,000 (includes $65,000 win bonus)

Kelvin Gastelum: $21,000

Al Iaquinta: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)

Joe Lauzon: $36,000

Thales Leites: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)

Tim Boetsch: $52,000

Thiago Alves: $84,000 (includes $42,000 win bonus)

Jordan Mein: $22,000

Miesha Tate: $76,000 (includes $38,000 win bonus)

Sara McMann: $25,000

Derek Brunson: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)

Ed Herman: $47,000

John Lineker: $35,700 (includes $21,000 win bonus)

Ian McCall: $22,300

Rafael Natal: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus)

Tom Watson: $16,000

Ildemar Alcantara: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)

Richardson Moreira: $8,000

Thiago “Marreta” Santos: $26,000 (includes $13,000 win bonus)

Andy Enz: $8,000