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UFC 182 Fighter Salaries, Attendance & Gate

ufc 182 fighter pay - jon jones celebrates win over daniel cormier

And still UFC Light Heavyweight Champion (and top earner at UFC 182)…. JON JONES!  Bones Jones vanquished his top rival, Daniel Cormier, in the main event at UFC 182 in Las Vegas on Saturday night, and in the process made a cool half a million dollars to show, plus another $50,000 for earning the event’s Fight of the Night bonus.  Three other fighters’ pay checks – Daniel Cormier, Donald Cerrone, and Hector Lombard – topped six figures for the evening also.

Here is UFC 182’s fighter pay info, straight from the Nevada Athletic Commission.

 

UFC 182 Fighter Pay, Attendance & Gate

Attendance: 11,575
Gate: $3,700,000

 

Jon Jones: $550,000 ($500,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

Daniel Cormier: $140,000 ($90,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

Donald Cerrone: $140,000 ($70,000 to show, $70,000 win bonus)

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

Shawn Jordan: $94,000 ($22,000 to show, $22,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)

Paul Felder: $70,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)

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

Brad Tavares: $50,000 ($25,000 to show, $25,000 win bonus)

Nate Marquardt: $49,000

Josh Burkman: $45,000

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

Danny Castillo: $36,000

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

Marion Reneau: $17,600 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus, $1,600 from Dufresne for missing weight)

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

Myles Jury: $16,000

Marcus Brimage: $12,000

Rodrigo Damm: $12,000

Louis Gaudinot: $10,000

Jared Connonier: $8,000

Mats Nilsson: $8,000

Alexis Dufresne: $6,400 ($8,000 to show, $1,600 fine for missing weight)