UFC 241 Salaries

The basic salary from this past weekend’s UFC 241 event has been released and show that the evening’s biggest earner was Stipe Miocic, who was guaranteed $750,000 whether he won or lost on Saturday night (he won!).

Next up was the man he reclaimed the title from, Daniel Cormier, who was paid $500,000 for his night’s work.

Next came co-main event star Nate Diaz, who banked $250,000, while Derek Brunson earned $190,000.

Anthony Pettis trousered $155,000, just edging out Cory Sandhagen who notched up $154,000, while Yomero and Paulo Costa rounded out those earning a six-figure sum on the night, with £150,000 and $120,000 respectively.

Check out the full list of UFC 241 earnings below and don’t forget that this is just the fighter’s basic salaries and doesn’t include other sources of income such as bonuses, pay-per-view revenue and sponsorship money.

Main Card

Stipe Miocic: $750,000 (no win bonus)
def. Daniel Cormier: $500,000

Nate Diaz $250,000 (no win bonus)
def. Anthony Pettis: $155,000

Paulo Costa $120,000 (includes $60,000 win bonus)
def. Yoel Romero: $150,000

Sodiq Yusuff $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
def. Gabriel Benitez: $40,000

Derek Brunson $190,000 (includes $95,000 win bonus)
def. Ian Heinisch: $25,000


Khama Worthy $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Devonte Smith: $23,000

Cory Sandhagen $154,000 (includes $77,000 win bonus)
def. Raphael Assuncao: $79,000

Drakkar Klose $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus)
def. Christos Giagos: $28,000

Casey Kenney $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
def. Manny Bermudez: $20,000

Hannah Cifers $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
def. Jodie Esquibel: $10,000

Kyung Ho Kang $44,000 (includes $22,000 win bonus)
def. Brandon Davis: $21,000

Sabina Mazo $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Shana Dobson: $12,000

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