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Monday, Jan 05, 2015

UFC 182: Jon Jones Leads Way in Payroll

Jon Jones

By FCF Staff

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the payroll figures for Saturday’s UFC 182 card, and not surprisingly, light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones lead the way.

According to the figures, Jones was paid $500,000 for his unanimous decision win over Daniel Cormier, while the latter collected $90,000.

Here are the salaries that were disclosed to the NSAC by the UFC. They do not include any additional funds a fighter may have collected through sponsorship deals, performance bonuses or pay-per-view dividends.

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 ($25,000 win bonus)

def. Nate Marquardt: $49,000

Kyoji Horiguchi: $40,000 ($20,000 win bonus)

def. Louis Gaudinot: $10,000

Hector Lombard: $106,000 ($53,000 win bonus)

def. Josh Burkman: $45,000

Paul Felder: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)

def. Danny Castillo: $36,000

Cody Garbrandt: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)

def. Marcus Brimage: $12,000

Shawn Jordan: $44,000 ($22,000 win bonus)

def. Jared Cannonier: $8,000

Evan Dunham: $54,000 ($27,000 win bonus)

def. Rodrigo Damm: $12,000

Omari Akhmedov: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)

def. Mats Nilsson: $8,000

Marion Reneau: $17,600 ($8,000 win bonus)

def. Alexis Dufresne: $6,400

posted by FCF Staff @ 9:51 pm
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