Jon Jones makes $500K for win over Daniel Cormier; full UFC 182 salaries

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Wonder what Floyd Mayweather would say about Jon Jones’ half a milly payday?

The Nevada Athletic Commission today released the disclosed salaries for fighters who competed at “UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier” at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas this past Saturday night.

The figures range from light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ half-a-million dollar payday for his main event win over Daniel Cormier to Alexis Dufresne’s $6,400 show money on the card’s opening bout (she forfeited a portion of her purse for missing weight).

The complete UFC 182 disclosed salaries include:

Jon Jones: $500,000 ($500,000 to show, $0.00 to win)
def. Daniel Cormier: $90,000

Donald Cerrone: $140,000 ($70,000 to show, $70,000 to win)
def. Myles Jury: $16,000

Brad Tavares: $50,000 ($25,000 to show, $25,000 to win)
def. Nate Marquardt: $49,000

Kyoji Horiguchi: $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 to win)
def. Louis Gaudinot: $10,000

Hector Lombard: $106,000 ($53,000 to show, $53,000 to win)
def. Josh Burkman: $45,000

Paul Felder: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
def. Danny Castillo: $36,000

Cody Garbrandt: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
def. Marcus Brimmage: $12,000

Shawn Jordan: $44,000 ($22,000 to show, $22,000 to win)
def. Jared Cannonier: $8,000

Evan Dunham: $54,000 ($27,000 to show, $27,000 to win)
def. Rodrigo Damn: $12,000

Omario Akhmedov: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
def. Mats Nilson: $8,000

Marion Renau: $16,000 ($9,600 to show, $8,000 to win)
def. Alexis Dufresne: $6,400

DISCLAIMER: The above figures only represent the pay reported to the athletic commission. They do not represent money fighters may earn through sponsorships, performance bonuses, PPV points, etc. They also do not represent expenses fighters must pay out through taxes, licensing fees, training, etc.

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