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UFC on FX 5 Salaries: Silva, Ellenberger Earn Biggest Paydays

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva / photo by Esther Lin

Silva, Ellenberger top earners from “UFC on FX 5″

“UFC on FX 5″ fighter salaries have been revealed, and the main and co-main event winners walked away with the biggest checks.

Antonio Silva defeated Travis Browne via first round submission and earned $70,000 in the process, though he did not earn a win bonus. Meanwhile, Jake Ellenberger earned $42,000 to show and brought that number up to $84,000 after a decision win against Jay Hieron.

MMAjunkie.com delivered the news today.

Check out the full salaries below:

Antonio Silva: $70,000
Travis Browne: $20,000

Jake Ellenberger: $84,000 ( includes$42,000 win bonus)
Jay Hieron: 12,000

John Dodson $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
Jussier Formiga: $9,000

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)
Bart Palaszewski: $12,000

Darren Uyenoyama: $16,000 (includes $8,000)
Phil Harris: $8,000

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