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Monday, Apr 25, 2016

UFC 197 Payouts: Jon Jones Leads The Way

Jon Jones (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the salaries for UFC 197 this weekend, and not surprisingly, former light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones led the way.

According the numbers that were disclosed to the NSAC by the UFC, Jones earned $500,000 for his decision win over Ovince Saint Preux. The latter was paid $55,000.

Here are the payroll figures that the commission has released for the April 23rd card. Any win bonus fighter collected is post in brackets and is included in the total on the left. The numbers below do not include any pay-per-view dividends a fighter may have earned, or any additional bonuses they might have received.

Jon Jones: $500,000

def. Ovince Saint Preux: $55,000

Demetrious Johnson: $195,000 ($60,000 win bonus)

def. Henry Cejudo: $60,000

Edson Barboza: $88,000 ($44,000 win bonus)

def. Anthony Pettis: $80,000

Robert Whittaker: $60,000 ($30,000 win bonus)

def. Rafael Natal: $41,000

Yair Rodriguez: $42,000 ($21,000 win bonus)

def. Andre Fili: $18,000

Sergio Pettis: $48,000 ($24,000 win bonus)

def. Chris Kelades: $12,000

Danny Roberts: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)

def. Dominique Steele: $12,000

Carla Esparza: $60,000 ($30,000 win bonus)

def. Juliana Lima: $14,000

James Vick: $30,000 ($15,000 win bonus)

def. Glaico Franca: $17,000

Walt Harris: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)

def. Cody East: $10,000

Marcos Rogerio de Lima: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)

def. Clint Hester: $12,000

Kevin Lee: $48,000 ($24,000 win bonus)

def. Efrain Escudero: $18,000

posted by FCF Staff @ 6:09 pm
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