UFC 132 payouts, salaries and earnings for 'Cruz vs Faber 2' event fighters

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UFC 132 fighter payouts for those who competed at the "Cruz vs. Faber 2" event this past Saturday night (July 2, 2011) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas were released earlier today by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz was the big earner of the night, hauling in a whopping $450,000 for his winning performance over Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 8 Champion Ryan Bader.

"Darth" limps home with $20,000 in defeat.

Coming in a distant second was Wanderlei Silva, who was knocked out in the co-main event but still has 200,000 reasons to feel good about himself. His heavy-handed opponent, Chris Leben, will enjoy a $92,000 payday for 27 seconds of work.

"The Crippler" raked in more than both main event competitors Dominick Cruz ($40,000) and Urijah Faber ($32,000) combined.

Here is the complete list of UFC 132 payouts:

Dominick Cruz: $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 to win)
Urijah Faber: $32,000
Cruz def. Faber via unanimous decision

Chris Leben: $92,000 ($46,000 to show, $46,000 to win)
Wanderlei Silva: $200,000
Leben def. Silva via knockout

Dennis Siver: $50,000 ($25,000 to show, $25,000 to win)
Matt Wiman: $18,000
Siver def. Wiman via unanimous decision

Tito Ortiz: $450,000 (no win bonus)
Ryan Bader: $20,000
Ortiz def. Bader via submission (guillotine choke)

Carlos Condit: $68,000 ($34,000 to show, $34,000 to win)
Dong Hyun Kim: $41,000
Condit def. Kim via technical knockout (strikes)

Melvin Guillard: $64,000 ($32,000 to show, $32,000 to win)
Shane Roller: $21,000
Guillard def. Roller via knockout

Rafael dos Anjos: $28,000 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 to win)
George Sotiropoulos: $15,000
Dos Anjos def. Sotiropoulos via knockout

Brian Bowles: $34,000 ($17,000 to show, $17,000 to win)
Takeya Mizugaki: $12,000
Bowles def. Mizugaki via unanimous decision

Aaron Simpson: $34,000 ($17,000 to show, $17,000 to win)
Brad Tavares: $10,000
Simpson def. Tavares via unanimous decision

Anthony Njokuani: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Andre Winner: $14,000
Njokuani def. Winner via unanimous decision

Jeff Hougland: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 to win)
Donny Walker: $6,000
Hougland def. Walker via unanimous decision

The total disclosed payroll for UFC 132 was $1,277,000.

Keep in mind the salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, sponsorships, percentages and other unofficial payments. It also does not include deductions for expenses such as insurance, taxes, etc.

For example, the UFC often hands out extra cash for "Fight of the Night," "Knockout of the Night" and "Submission of the Night." To check out these figures for "Cruz vs. Faber 2" go here.

For complete UFC 132 results and blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action click here.

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