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UFC 214 salaries: Daniel Cormier doubles Jon Jones’ show purse, takes home $1 million

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UFC 214 salaries: Daniel Cormier doubles Jon Jones’ show purse, takes home $1 million

Who took home the most money at UFC 214, and who passed the six-figure mark? Find out below.

Daniel Cormier lost the UFC light heavyweight title in his highly-anticipated rematch with Jon Jones in the UFC 214 main event last Saturday in Anaheim, Calif., but he walked away with more disclosed money than anyone on the card — even his bitter rival.

The former champion became only the fifth man in UFC history to earn a disclosed paycheck of $1 million or more in defeat at the event, joining Conor McGregor, Brock Lesnar, Nate Diaz, and Ronda Rousey. MMAFighting.com obtained a document containing purse amounts for all UFC 214 fighters over the weekend.

Jones took home a disclosed $500,000 and was not slated to receive a win bonus.

In the co-main event, welterweight titleholder Tyron Woodley banked a disclosed $500,000 — again, without a win bonus — and his unsuccessful challenger, Demian Maia, took home a disclosed $110,000 in show money.

New featherweight champ Cris Cyborg earned a disclosed $200,000 for her third-round TKO win over Tonya Evinger, who picked up a disclosed $100,000 to show.

Below are the full UFC 214 salaries:

Main Card

Jon Jones ($500,000 to show + no win bonus = $500,000) def. Daniel Cormier ($1,000,000)

Tyron Woodley ($500,000 to show + no win bonus = $500,000) def. Demian Maia ($110,000)

Cris Cyborg ($200,000 to show + no win bonus = $200,000) def. Tonya Evinger ($100,000)

Robbie Lawler ($200,000 to show + $100,000 win bonus = $300,000) def. Donald Cerrone ($155,000)

Volkan Oezdemir ($80,000 to show + $30,000 win bonus = $110,000) def. Jimi Manuwa ($120,000)

Preliminary Card

Ricardo Lamas ($53,000 to show + $53,000 win bonus = $106,000) def. Jason Knight ($31,000)

Aljamain Sterling ($33,000 to show + $33,000 win bonus= $66,000) def. Renan Barao ($53,000)

Brian Ortega ($26,000 to show + $26,000 win bonus = $52,000) def. Renato Moicano ($23,000)

Calvin Kattar ($12,000 to show + $12,000 win bonus = $24,000) def. Andre Fili ($24,000)

Early Preliminary Card

Alexandra Albu ($10,000 to show + $10,000 win bonus = $20,000) def. Kailin Curran ($20,000)

Jarred Brooks ($12,000 to show + $12,000 win bonus = $24,000) def. Eric Shelton ($10,000)

Drew Dober ($22,000 to show + $22,000 win bonus = $44,000) def. Josh Burkman ($54,000)

The above purse amounts do not include sponsorship money from apparel company Reebok, pay-per-view points, discretionary bonuses, or performance bonuses.

Jones, Oezdemir, Ortega, and Moicano all picked up an extra $50,000 in fight-night bonuses.


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