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UFC on FX 5 payouts and salaries: Jake Ellenberger on top with $84,00 payday has the complete payouts and salaries of the UFC on FX 5 competitors who fought earlier this month in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Get the details inside

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UFC on FX 5 fighter payouts for those who competed at the "Silva vs Browne" televised event this past last Friday night (Oct. 5, 2012) from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, were released earlier today (via Sherdog).

Longtime UFC veteran and current welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger beat out main event headliner Antonio Silva with a $84,000 payday, which he earned for his unanimous decision win over Jay Hieron ($12,000) in a rematch hearkening back to their IFL days.

Heavyweight "Bigfoot" Silva banked a flat fee of $70,000 in victory over previously unbeaten prospect Travis Browne ($20,000) in the main event. That's more than double the $30,000 check John Dodson made earning a flyweight title shot by knocking our Jussier da Silva ($9,000).

But that's not all.

Here is the complete list of UFC on FX 5 salaries and payouts:

Antonio Silva: $70,000 (no win bonus)
Travis Browne: $20,000
Silva def. Browne via technical knockout

Jake Ellenberger: $84,0000 (includes $42,000 win bonus)
Jay Hieron: $12,000
Ellenberger def. Hieron via unanimous decision

John Dodson: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
Jussier da Silva: $9,000
Dodson def. da Silva via technical knockout

Justin Edwards: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Josh Neer: $16,000
Edwards def. Neer via submission

Michael Johnson: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
Danny Castillo: $25,000
Johnson def. Castillo via knockout

Mike Pierce: $44,000 (includes $22,000 win bonus)
Aaron Simpson: $25,000
Pierce def. Simpson via knockout

Marcus LeVesseur: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
Carlo Prater: $10,000
LeVasseur def. Prater via split decision

Jacob Volkmann: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
Shane Roller: $25,000
Volkmann def. Roller via submission

Diego Nunes: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)
Bart Palaszewski: $12,000
Nunes def. Palaszewski via unanimous decision

Darren Uyenoyama: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
Phil Harris: $8,000
Uyenoyama def. Harris via submission

The total disclosed payroll for UFC on FX 5: "Silva vs. Browne" was $538,000.

Keep in mind the salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, sponsorships, percentages and other unofficial payments such as PPV bonuses, among others. 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 UFC on FX 5 click here.

For complete UFC on FX 5 results and blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action click here.

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