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