UFC 214 Salaries Announced

The disclosed earnings for UFC 214 have been released, and Daniel Cormier is one of eleven fighters to make over six-figures in earnings for Saturday night’s event in Anaheim.

Per the California State Athletic Commission, Cormier was paid a flat $1,000,000 for his losing effort to Jon Jones, while Jones was paid $500,000 flat and no win-bonus on the road to winning back the UFC Light-Heavyweight Crown.

The nine other UFC 214 fighters who cleared the six-figure mark in earnings were: UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley ($500,000), Robbie Lawler ($300,000), UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg ($200,000), Donald Cerrone ($155,000), Jimi Manuwa($120,000), Demian Maia ($110,000), Volkan Oezdemir ($110,000), Ricardo Lamas($106,000), and Tonya Evinger ($100,000).

As mentioned previously, in addition to their commission-reported salaries, Jones, Oezdemir, Brian Ortega and Renato Moicano also took home $50,000 fight night bonuses for their performances.

Below is a list of the disclosed earnings for each competitor this past Saturday night.

Main Card (Pay-per-view)

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

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

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

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

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

Preliminary Card (FXX)

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

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

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

Calvin Kattar ($12,000 + $12,000 = $24,000) def. Andre Fili ($24,000)

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)

Alexandra Albu ($10,000 + $10,000 = $20,000) def. Kailin Curran ($20,000)

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

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

Original Story: MMA Fighting

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