Rumble Made $500K for UFC 187 Loss, Champ Cormier Got $90K

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Daniel Cormier is the new UFC light heavyweight champion but the checks handed out for the fight didn’t reflect the outcomes.

MMAJunkie.com had the full list of salaries:

The total disclosed payroll for the event was $2.452 million.

The full list of payouts included:

Daniel Cormier: $90,000 (plus $90,000 win bonus)
def. Anthony Johnson: $500,000

Chris Weidman: $250,000 (plus $250,000 win bonus)
def. Vitor Belfort: $300,000

Donald Cerrone: $76,000 (plus $76,000 win bonus)
def. John Makdessi: $30,000

Andrei Arlovski: $42,000 (plus $42,000 win bonus)
def. Travis Browne: $60,000

Joseph Benavidez: $53,000 (plus $53,000 win bonus)
def. John Moraga: $28,000

John Dodson: $20,000 (plus $20,000 win bonus)
def. Zach Makovsky: $19,000

Dong Hyun Kim: $58,000 (plus $58,000 win bonus)
def. Josh Burkman: $45,000

Rafael Natal: $35,000 (plus $35,000 win bonus)
def. Uriah Hall: $14,000

Colby Covington: $12,000 (plus $12,000 win bonus)
def. Mike Pyle: $51,000

Islam Makhachev: $10,000 (plus $10,000 win bonus)
def. Leo Kuntz: $10,000

Justin Scoggins: $15,000 (plus $15,000 win bonus)
def. Josh Sampo: $13,000

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