UFC 186 Fighter Salaries, Attendance & Gate

UFC 186 Fighter Salaries, Attendance & Gate

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UFC 186 Fighter Salaries, Attendance & Gate



The Count gets to count a lot of money after leaving last night’s UFC 186 event in Montreal as the top earner.

Before we go any further, we should note that most international fighter commissions don’t release fighter pay info, so none of the following salary data for the event is official.  However, you can get a fairly accurate picture of a fighter’s pay based on official purse info released from past fights.  So, based on that info, here is the estimated pay breakdown for the 24 fighters that traded blows at the event, plus Steve Bosse who got paid despite not fighting (but please remember – this is only an estimate, not official info, especially for any fighters that made their UFC debuts at the event – we’re basing Rampage Jackson’s purse on the rate he was being paid during his last UFC run; Michael Bisping’s is based on his last reported purse way back in 2011).


Attendance: 10,154
Gate: $668,000


Michael Bisping: $250,000

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson: $250,000

Demetrious Johnson: $237,000 ($131,000 to show, $56,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)

Chad Laprise: $80,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

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

Patrick Cote: $66,000 ($33,000 to show, $33,000 win bonus)

Bryan Barberena: $60,000 ($10,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

John Makdessi:$56,000 ($28,000 to show, $28,000 win bonus)

Alexis Davis: $48,000 ($24,000 to show, $24,000 win bonus)

C.B. Dolloway: $40,000

Nordine Taleb: $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus)

Kyoji Horiguchi: $22,000

Sarah Kaufman: $22,000

Olivier Aubin-Mercier: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus)

Valerie Letourneau: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus)

Fabio Maldonado: $19,000

Randa Markos: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus)

Yves Jabouin: $16,000

Joe Riggs: $16,000

David Michaud: $10,000

Chris Clements: $10,000

Aisling Daly: $10,000

Shane Campbell: $8,000

Steve Bosse: $8,000

Jessica Rakoczy: $8,000



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