UFC 226 Salaries

The full UFC 216 salaries list is now available and shows that former heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic was the night’s biggest earner with a $750,000 flat fee.

Next up was the man who has now replaced him as the titleholder, Daniel Cormier, who trousered $500,000 after becoming one of the few fighters to hold two title simultaneously.

Next up was Anthony Pettis who got back to winning ways in impressive fashion and banked $270,000 in the process.

Closely following behind was Derrick Lewis who won despite an extremely lackluster performance and took home $260,000 for his troubles, as did Raphael Assuncao.

Meanwhile, Paulo Costa earned a $110,000 payday, while rounding off those who secured a six-figure sum is Francis Ngannou who lined his pockets with $100,000.

Main Card:

Stipe Miocic: $750,000 (no win bonus)

Daniel Cormier: $500,000 (no win bonus)

Francis Ngannou: $100,000 to show

Derrick Lewis: $130,000 to show ($130,000 to win)

Michael Chiesa: $48,000 to show

Anthony Pettis: $135,000 to show ($135,000 to win)

Gokhan Saki: $85,000 to show

Khalil Rountree: $19,000 to show ($19,000 to win)


Uriah Hall: $48,000 to show

Paulo Costa: $55,000 to show ($55,000 to win)

Paul Felder: $46,000 to show

Mike Perry: $40,000 to show ($40,000 to win)

Raphael Assuncao: $70,000 to show ($60,000 to win)

Rob Font: $33,000 to show

Curtis Millender: $15,000 to show ($15,000 to win)

Max Griffin: $20,000 to show

Daniel Hooker: $30,000 to show ($30,000 to win)

Gilbert Burns: $31,000 to show

Lando Vannata: $25,000 to show

Drakkar Klose: $22,000 to show ($22,000 to win)

Jamie Moyle: $12,000 to show

Emily Whitmire: $10,000 to show ($10,000 to win)

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