UFC 183 Salaries: Anderson Silva Banks $800,000

by Rory Kernaghan | Posted on Monday, February 2nd, 2015 | 0

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UFC salary list for the recent mega event in Las Vegas, Nevada; UFC 183: Silva vs Diaz

The UFC 183 salary list has been released. Former middleweight champion Anderson Silva was obviously at the top of the list. “The Spider” defeated long-time veteran Nick Diaz by unanimous decision. The Brazilian striker picks up a cool $800,000 for his efforts, and that does not include undisclosed bonuses.

Diaz, although defeated rather dominantly, banked half a million dollars for his efforts. Check out the UFC salary list for last weekend’s fun in Sin City:

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

def. Nick Diaz: $500,000

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

def. Kelvin Gastelum: $21,000*

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

def. Joe Lauzon: $36,000

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

def. Tim Boetsch: $52,000

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

def. Jordan Mein: $22,000

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

def. Sara McMann: $25,000

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

def. Ed Herman: $47,000

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

def. Ian McCall: $22,300**

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

def. Tom Watson: $16,000

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

def. Richardson Moreira: $8,000

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

def. Andy Enz: $8,000

* – After missing weight Gastelum fined 30 percent of purse, which was awarded to Woodley

** – After missing weight, Lineker fined 30 percent of purse, which was awarded to McCall

Disclaimer: The above figures do not include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses and taxes. Additionally, the figures do not include money paid by sponsors, which can oftentimes be a substantial portion of a fighter’s income. They also do not include any other “locker room” or special discretionary bonuses the UFC oftentimes pays. Additionally, they don’t include any pay-per-view revenue some top fighters receive.

Information received from LowKickMMA.com

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