The recently crowned UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was one of ten fighters to break the six-figure win on Saturday night. This occurred in his dominant victory over Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232.
The California State Athletic The commission released the event's final salary information to MMA Fighting on Monday.
Jones defeated Gustafsson over the third round of the TKO in the main event of the night to win the long awaited rematch against the Swede and recapture the title he held for a historic light heavyweight title for four years from 2011 to 2015. Both Jones and Gustafsson pocketed a flat-rate $ 500,000 for their achievements, as did Cris Cyborg, who fought a 51
The UFC 232 took place on December 29 at the Forum in Inglewood, California. The main card of the night was broadcast live pay-per-view.
In addition to the championship fighters, six other UFC 232 athletes broke the six-figure profit margin: Andrei Arlovski ($ 300,000), BJ Penn ($ 150,000), Corey Anderson ($ 130,000), Alexander Volkanovski ($ 125,000), Carlos Condit ($ 115,000) and Uriah Hall ($ 110,000).
In addition to their reported commissions, Nunes, Volkanovski, Chad Mendes and Ryan Hall received $ 50,000 for night battles for their services. 19659007] For a complete list of UFC 232 salaries, see below. As always, these numbers do not represent a total income of a fighter as certain sponsorship revenue, pay-per-view revenue or discretionary bonuses are not publicly disclosed.
Main card (pay-per-view):
Jon Jones ($ 500,000 + no-profit bonus = $ 500,000) def. Alexander Gustafsson ($ 500,000)
Amanda Nunes ($ 350,000 + no-profit bonus = $ 350,000) def. Cris Cyborg ($ 500,000)
Michael Chiesa ($ 48,000 + $ 48,000 = $ 96,000) def. Carlos Condit ($ 115,000)
Corey Anderson ($ 65,000 + $ 65,000 = $ 130,000) def. Ilir Latifi ($ 90,000)
Alexander Volkanovski ($ 65,000 + $ 60,000 = $ 125,000) def. Chad Mendes ($ 87,000)
Preliminary Card (FOX Sports 1)
Walt Harris ($ 36,000 + $ 36,000 = $ 72,000) def. Andrei Arlovski ($ 300,000)
Megan Anderson ($ 30,000 + $ 30,000 = $ 60,000) def. Cat Zingano ($ 50,000)
Petr Yan ($ 26,000 + $ 26,000 = $ 52,000) def. Douglas Silva de Andrade ($ 21,000)
Ryan Hall ($ 19,000 + $ 19,000 = $ 38,000) def. B. J. Penn ($ 150,000)
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Nathaniel Wood ($ 12,000 + $ 12,000 = $ 24,000) Andre Ewell ($ 12,000)
Uriah Hall ($ 55,000 + $ 55,000 = $ 110,000 ) def. Bevon Lewis ($ 12,000)
Curtis Millender ($ 18,000 + $ 18,000 = $ 36,000) def. Siyar Bahadurzada ($ 33,000)
Montel Jackson ($ 6,000 * + $ 10,000 = $ 16,000 *) def. Brian Kelleher ($ 23,000 + $ 4,000 * = $ 27,000 *)
* Jackson discarded Kelleher 20 percent of his showbag for lack of weight.