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LAS VEGAS - Tito Ortiz or fellow UFC 148 co-headliner Forrest Griffin will be the top earner at Saturday's event. Ortiz is set to take home a flat $250,000 in his retirement fight. Rubber-match opponent Forrest Griffin, meanwhile, earns $125,000 to show and will earn an extra $150,000 as a win bonus if victorious. MMAjunkie.com today confirmed the payouts with Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Keith Kizer. read news >>

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Forrest Griffin and Tito Ortiz didn’t headline UFC 148, but the light heavyweight veterans did earn the largest disclosed purses from the July 7 event. read news >>

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Victorious co-main-event fighter Forrest Griffin ($275,000) and his opponent, Tito Ortiz, ($250,000), were the top earners at this past weekend's UFC 148 event. MMAjunkie.com today obtained the list of disclosed paydays from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The total disclosed payroll for the event was $1,438,000. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS - Anderson Silva, Forrest Griffin and Tito Ortiz each earned $75,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday's UFC 148 event. Silva earned the "Knockout of the Night" award and Griffin and Ortiz picked up "Fight of the Night" honors. With no submissions on Saturday's sold-out pay-per-view card there was no "Submission of the Night" bonus. MMAjunkie.com learned of the winners and bonus amounts at the night's post-event press conference, where they were announced by UFC pres read news >>

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In advance of his UFC 148 rubber match with Tito Ortiz, Forrest Griffin obtained a therapeutic use exemption for testosterone replacement therapy, according to Pro MMA Radio host Larry Pepe. Multiple attempts to confirm details on Griffin's exemption with Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Keith Kizer were unsuccessful. Ortiz today told MMAjunkie.com he would consult with his representatives before issuing a statement to the media. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS - Less than 12 hours after his induction ceremony into the UFC Hall of Fame, Tito Ortiz was unceremoniously ushered out of the octagon for the final time. Despite a gutsy effort that saw him continue to push forward throughout the 15-minute affair (and with little regard for his obvious fatigue), Ortiz wound up on the losing end of a unanimous decision. Despite the negative result, Ortiz said he has no regrets following what he insists was his final UFC fight. "I went out o read news >>

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LAS VEGAS - Forrest Griffin has had strange nights in the octagon before. But Saturday may have raised the bar. After his UFC 148 win over Tito Ortiz Griffin bolted the cage and started running back toward the locker room. The early exit prompted UFC president Dana White to leave his cageside seat to chase Griffin down and send him back to the cage. But if that wasn't enough, Griffin returned to the octagon, got his hand raised, then took the microphone from Joe Rogan and interviewed O read news >>

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LAS VEGAS - One of the most memorable and influential careers in MMA came to a close on a losing note. In his 27th and final UFC appearance, former champ and newly inducted UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz posted a solid performance but ultimately fell short to fellow ex-champ Forrest Griffin.  The light-heavyweight bout co-headlined Saturday's UFC 148 event at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. It aired on pay-per-view following prelims on FX and Facebook. read news >>

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Three men took home an extra $75,000 on Saturday night, as Tito Ortiz, Forrest Griffin and middleweight king Anderson Silva were each awarded post-fight bonuses at UFC 148. read news >>

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Forrest Griffin and Tito Ortiz have been down this road before... twice. But check out their faceoff for the third and final fight of their trilogy. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email • StumbleUpon &b read news >>

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Win or lose Saturday night at UFC 148 versus Tito Ortiz, Forrest Griffin is Stephan Bonnar's next opponent if "The American Psycho" gets his wish of a trilogy fight with the former UFC light-heavyweight champion. The Las Vegas-based Bonnar understands UFC president Dana White recently shot down a recent Twitter campaign to have "The Ultimate Fighter 1" finalists coach prospective UFC fighters on the upcoming 16th season. Still, the 35-year-old wants to meet again the man he battled for read news >>

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