UFC 182 Fighter Salaries: Jon Jones Dwarfs $1.3 Million Payroll

Jon Jones continued his campaign to become known as the greatest fighter of all time by dispatching his “greatest threat” in Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 on Saturday night.

Not only did Jones top the bill, he easily topped the list of fighter payouts, nabbing half a million dollars in disclosed pay for beating Cormier.

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Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, who derailed the Myles Jury train in the co-main event, was second on the list, earning $140,000.

The Nevada Athletic Commission on Monday revealed the full UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier fighter salaries to MMAWeekly.com. The event took place on Saturday, Jan. 3, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

UFC 182 Fighter Salaries

Jon Jones: $500,000 (no win bonus)
def. Daniel Cormier: $90,000

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

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

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

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

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

Cody Garbrandt: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Marcus Brimage: $12,000

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

Evan Dunham: $54,000 (includes $27,000 win bonus)
def. Rodrigo Damm: $12,000

Omari Akhmedov: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Mats Nilsson: $8,000

Marion Reneau: $17,600 (includes $8,000 win bonus)*
def. Alexis Dufresne: $6,400

*Dufresne missed weight and forfeited 20 percent of “show” money to Reneau.

UFC 182 Disclosed Fighter Payroll: $1,304,000

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