Ortiz, Griffin Lead UFC 148 Fighter Salaries

Tito Ortiz vs. Forrest Griffin

Griffin, Ortiz lead UFC 148 salaries

UFC 148 co-main event fighters Tito Ortiz and Forrest Griffin walked away from the event with the largest paydays.

Breaking well into six-figures, Griffin earned a cool $275,000, including a win bonus of $150,000, while Ortiz, who lost via unanimous decision in what was his final UFC contest, earned $250,000.

MMAjunkie.com confirmed the fighter salaries today.

The only other giant checks went to Anderson Silva, whose $200,000 earnings came in as the third largest of the event’s fighter salaries, and Cung Le, who earned $150,000. Silva defeated Chael Sonnen in the main event of the highly-anticipated card, earning a second round technical knockout victory to defend his middleweight title.

For his efforts, Sonnen walked away with $50,000.

Check out the complete list of UFC 148 salaries below:

Anderson Silva: $200,000 (no win bonus)
Chael Sonnen: $50,000

Forrest Griffin: $275,000 (includes $150,000 win bonus)
Tito Ortiz: $250,000

Cung Le: $150,000 (no win bonus)
Patrick Cote: $21,000

Demian Maia: $96,000 (includes $48,000 win bonus)
Dong Hyun Kim: $44,000

Chad Mendes: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
Cody McKenzie: $10,000

Mike Easton: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Ivan Menjivar: $13,000

Melvin Guillard: $72,000 (includes $36,000 win bonus)
Fabricio Camoes: $8,000

Khabib Nurmagomedov: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Gleison Tibau: $31,000

Constantinos Philippou: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)
Riki Fukuda: $28,000

Shane Roller: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus)
John Alessio: $10,000

Rafaello Oliveira: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Yoislandy Izquierdo: $6,000

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