UFC 182: JON JONES VS. DANIEL CORMIER SALARIES

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UFC 182 took place this past Saturday, Jan. 3, at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena. UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones earned the top disclosed payday. Jones earned $500,000 and Daniel Cormier earned $90,000 he would have received another $90,000 as a win bonus if he defeated Jon Jones. The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the following payouts, the total disclosed payroll for the event was $1.3 million.

As usual these are just the base salaries they do not include such things as taxes, insurance and licenses.Also fighter receive pay from sponsors, which can lead to a huge jump in a fighters income and some who also receive PPV revenue.

The UFC 182 Payouts:

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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