UFC 182 Payroll: Jones Tops Payouts At $500,000

January 5, 2015 10:14 am by BJPENN.COM News

Jones Cormier staredown

The payroll for UFC 182 is in, and unsurprisingly UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones topped the payouts with a whopping $500,000, in addition to $50,000 for ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus.

Below is the official payroll, which was obtained by MMAJunkie from the NSAC.

Champ 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

As always, the numbers mentioned above are not adjusted to reflect taxes, fighter insurance, fighter licensing, corner licenses for corner-men, money paid by sponsors, or PPV cuts.

In addition, Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier, Shawn Jordan, and Paul Felder all earned an additional $50,000 in bonus money, with Jones and Cormier earning for ‘Fight of the Night’ and Jordan and Felder earning for ‘Performance of the Night’ in their respected bouts.


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