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So you want to see how much money your favorite UFC fighters earned last year?

So you want to see how much money your favorite UFC fighters earned last year?

After factoring in a $300,000 Bentley, Jon Jones still walks away with more money than 85% of the UFC roster for his busy 2011 schedule according to data compiled at MMA-Manifesto. All the while, Bisping is squirting his metaphorical bottle of water all over that Bentley with his 2011 earnings. Bisping could buy 2012 Aston Martin Vantage + James Bond’s entire wardrobe and still walk away more cash than 95% of the UFC’s roster.  Coaching The Ultimate Fighter and staying active has proven the most lucrative route to success in this business.  However, in 2012 We should all be aspiring for “Tito Ortiz money”. Wanting “Anderson Silva Money” is an outdated joke. Not only did Lyoto Machida earn more money than Anderson Silva, so did eleven other fighters in this list compiled below.

1 Tito Ortiz* $1,495,000

2 Michael Bisping* $850,000

3 Jon Jones* $785,000

4 Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira* $750,000 



5 Vitor Belfort* $620,000


6 Lyoto Machida* $604,000 


7 Frank Mir* $575,000 
 


7 Rampage Jackson* $575,000 
 


9 Mauricio Rua* $565,000 
 


10 Donald Cerrone $494,000 
 


11 Junior dos Santos $485,000 
 


12 Rashad Evans* $480,000 
 


13 Anderson Silva* $475,000 
 


14 Wanderlei Silva $470,000 
 


15 Cung Le $420,000 
 


16 Brock Lesnar $400,000 
 


17 Forrest Griffin* $400,000 
 


18 Georges St-Pierre* $400,000 


19 Alistair Overeem $385,714 
 


20 B.J. Penn* $375,000 


21 Nate Diaz* $364,000 
 


22 Frankie Edgar* $339,000 


23 Cheick Kongo* $330,000 


24 Dan Henderson $320,000 


25 Chris Lytle* $310,000 
 


26 Urijah Faber* $305,000 
 


27 Clay Guida $301,000 
 


28 Nick Diaz $275,000 
 


29 Johny Hendricks* $270,000 
 


30 Diego Sanchez $260,000 


31 Randy Couture* $250,000 


32 Martin Kampmann* $247,000 
 


33 Jose Aldo* $225,000 
 


34 Gleison Tibau* $224,000 


35 Antonio Rogerio Nogueira* $210,000 
 


36 Ross Pearson* $200,000 
 


37 Kenny Florian* $195,000 
 


38 Edson Barboza* $194,000 


39 Ben Henderson* $193,000 


40 Dong Hyun Kim $193,000 
 


41 Melvin Guillard* $190,000 
 


42 Chris Leben* $184,000 
 


43 Brian Stann* $181,000 


44 Josh Koscheck* $181,000 
 


45 Brandon Vera $180,000 
 


46 Mark Munoz* $180,000 
 


47 Brian Ebersole* $177,000 
 


48 Joe Lauzon* $173,000 
 


49 Michael McDonald $161,000 


50 Jeremy Stephens* $156,000

51 Dominick Cruz* $155,000 


52 Matt Wiman* $155,000 


53 Jake Ellenberger* $151,000

54 Mark Hominick* $151,000 


55 Chan Sung Jung* $150,000 


56 Jake Shields* $150,000

57 Mirko Cro Cop* $150,000

58 Miguel Torres $146,800

59 Anthony Johnson* $145,000 


60 Pablo Garza* $145,000

61 Carlos Condit $143,000 


62 Gray Maynard* $138,000 


63 Chris Weidman* $134,000 


64 Demian Maia* $129,000 


65 Stefan Struve* $128,000 


66 Brian Bowles* $127,000

67 Danny Castillo* $124,600

68 Shane Roller* $124,000

69 Jon Fitch* $120,000

70 Tony Ferguson* $116,000

71 Dan Hardy* $115,000 


72 Nam Phan* $115,000 


73 Yves Edwards* $112,000 


74 Leonard Garcia* $111,000 


75 Nik Lentz* $110,000 


76 Thiago Silva $110,000 


77 Sam Stout $108,000 


78 Anthony Njokuani* $106,000 


79 Dave Herman $106,000 


80 Jim Miller* $105,000

81 Ricardo Lamas* $105,000

82 Bart Palaszewski $103,500 


83 Travis Browne* $102,000

84 Vladimir Matyushenko $102,000 


85 Brendan Schaub* $100,000 


86 Cain Velasquez $100,000 


87 Ed Herman $100,000 


88 Matt Hughes* $100,000 


89 Takanori Gomi* $100,000

90 Dennis Siver* $99,000

91 Kyle Noke* $99,000 


92 Mark Hunt* $99,000 


93 Thiago Alves* $99,000

94 Aaron Simpson* $98,000 


95 Alexander Gustafsson* $96,000

96 Diego Brandao $96,000

97 Erik Koch* $94,000 


98 Joe Stevenson* $94,000 


99 Paul Kelly $94,000 


100 Tyson Griffin* $93,500 


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