UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs Miller Fighter Salaries, Attendance & Gate


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The Cowboy rode out of the Octagon as the top earner at UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs Miller.

Before we go any further, we should note that the New Jersey Athletic Commission doesn’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 22 fighters that traded blows at the event (but please remember – this is only an estimate, not official info, especially for any fighters that made their UFC debuts at the event).


Attendance: 4,115
Gate: N/A


Donald Cerrone: $170,000 ($60,000 to show, $60,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)

John Lineker: $78,000 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

Gleison Tibau: $78,000 ($39,000 to show, $39,000 win bonus)

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

Rick Story: $62,000 ($31,000 to show, $31,000 win bonus)

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

Edson Barboza: $58,000 ($29,000 to show, $29,000 win bonus)

Jim Miller: $54,000

Pat Healy: $25,000

Evan Dunham: $25,000

Aljamain Sterling: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus)

Yosdenis Cedeno: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus)

Joe Proctor: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus)

Leslie Smith: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus)

Claudia Gadelha: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus)

Justin Salas: $16,000

Alex White: $10,000

Leonardo Mafra: $8,000

Jessamyn Duke: $8,000

Hugo Viana: $8,000

Jerrod Sanders: $8,000

Tina Lahdemaki: $8,000

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