UFC 227 Fighter Salaries

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The UFC 227 fighter salaries have been published and show that the evening’s top earner was actually dethroned flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, who banked $380,000 despite tasting defeat for the first time in seven years.

Following closely behind was bantamweight champion TJ DIllashaw, who took home $350,000, while the man he defeated, Cody Garbrandt was next up with a $200,000 payday.

The only other fighter on the card to register a six figure payday was newly crowned 125lb champion Henry Cejudo, who trousered $100,000 for his night’s work.

However, not far off the mark was Thiago Santos who earned $96,000 for his main card opening victory over Kevin Holland.

Check out all the UFC 227 fighter salaries below.

T.J. Dillashaw: $350,000 (no win bonus)
defeated Cody Garbrandt: $200,000

Henry Cejudo: $100,000 (no win bonus)
defeated Demetrious Johnson: $380,000

Renato Moicano: $52,000 ($26,000 win bonus)
defeated Cub Swanson: $90,000

J.J. Aldrich: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
defeated Polyana Viana: $12,000

Thiago “Marreta” Santos: $96,000 (includes $48,000 win bonus)
defeated Kevin Holland: $13,000

Pedro Munhoz: $84,000 (includes $42,000 win bonus)
defeated Brett Johns: $22,000

Ricky Simon: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
defeated Montel Jackson: $10,000

Ricardo Ramos: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
defeated Kyung Ho Kang: $16,000

Sheymon Moraes: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
defeated Matt Sayles: $10,000

Alex Perez: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
defeated Jose Torres: $14,000

Weili Zhang: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
defeated Danielle Taylor: $20,000

Marlon Vera: $64,000 (includes $32,000 win bonus)
defeated Wuliji Buren: $10,000

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