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Sunday, Jul 08, 2018

UFC 226 Fighter Payouts: Stipe Miocic & Daniel Cormier Lead The Way

Miocic (left) and Cormier (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the fighter purses for UFC 226, and now former heavyweight champ, Stipe Miocic, led the way.

According to the figures that were disclosed to the commission, Miocic earned $750,000 for his knockout loss to Daniel Cormier. The latter was paid $500,000 for his championship victory.

Here is the complete list of fighter purses (via MMA Junkie). The totals do not include any money a fighter may have earned through pay-per-view dividends or additional bonuses.

Daniel Cormier: $500,000 (no win bonus)
def. Stipe Miocic: $750,000 (no win bonus)

Derrick Lewis: $260,000 (includes $130,000 win bonus)
def. Francis Ngannou: $100,000

Mike Perry: $80,000 ($40,000 win bonus)
def. Paul Felder: $46,000

Anthony Pettis: $289,400 ($135,000 win bonus)
def. Michael Chiesa: $25,600*

Khalil Rountree: $38,000 ($19,000 win bonus)
def. Gokhan Saki: $85,000

Paulo Costa: $110,000 ($55,000 win bonus)
def. Uriah Hall: $48,000

Raphael Assuncao: $130,000 ($60,000 win bonus)
def. Rob Font: $33,000

Drakkar Klose: $44,000 ($22,000 win bonus)
def. Landon Vannata: $25,000

Curtis Millender: $30,000 ($15,000 win bonus)
def. Max Griffin: $20,000

Dan Hooker: $60,000 ($30,000 win bonus)
def. Gilbert Burns: $31,000

Emily Whitmire: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
def. Jamie Moyle: $12,000

* – Chiesa missed weight, forfeited 30 percent of purse to Pettis

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posted by FCF Staff @ 12:30 pm
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