Jones tops $1.3 million UFC 182 payroll

Jones tops $1.3 million UFC 182 payroll

Jones tops $1.3 million UFC 182 payroll

The base salaries or payroll handed out per fight are turned into the state’s regulatory commission at the conclusion of an event.  The figures however do not include any performance of the night bonuses, bonuses awarded behind the scenes, pay-per-view commissions (figures based on how many sells the event does) and or sponsor money.

At the top of the list of fighter earnings for this past weekend’s UFC 182 event is the champ, the pound-for-pound king, Jon Jones.

Jones earned a disclosed $500,000 for his headlining fight with Daniel Cormier.  Cormier would take home $90,000 and missed out on another $90,000 had he won.

Below is a list of the disclosed amounts released:

Champ Jon Jones: $500,000 (no win bonus)
def. Daniel Cormier: $90,000

Donald Cerrone: $140,000 (includes $70,000 win bonus)
def. Myles Jury: $16,000

Brad Tavares: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)
def. Nate Marquardt: $49,000

Kyoji Horiguchi: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Louis Gaudinot: $10,000

Hector Lombard: $106,000 (includes $53,000 win bonus)
def. Josh Burkman: $45,000

Paul Felder: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Danny Castillo: $36,000

Cody Garbrandt: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Marcus Brimage: $12,000

Shawn Jordan: $44,000 (includes $22,000 win bonus)
def. Jared Cannonier: $8,000

Evan Dunham: $54,000 (includes $27,000 win bonus)
def. Rodrigo Damm: $12,000

Omari Akhmedov: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Mats Nilsson: $8,000

Marion Reneau: $17,600 (includes $8,000 win bonus)*
def. Alexis Dufresne: $6,400*

* – Dufresne missed weight and forfeited 20 percent of “show” money to Reneau


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