UFC 187 salaries and payouts for Weidman, Belfort, Johnson and Cormier

May 27, 2015

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UFC 187 salaries and payouts for Weidman, Belfort, Johnson and Cormier



The UFC 187 mega fight card is in the books and the payouts and salaries are made public.

The event took place this past Saturday (may 23, 2015) from Las Vegas, Nevada.

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman tied Anthony “Rumble” Johnson by making $500k each.

Here is the complete list of UFC 187 payouts and salaries:

Daniel Cormier: $180,000 ($90,000 to show, $90,000 to win)
Anthony Johnson: $500,000
Cormier def. Johnson by submission

Chris Weidman: $500,000 ($250,000 to show, $250,000 to win)
Vitor Belfort: $300,000
Weidman def. Belfort by technical knockout

Donald Cerrone: $152,000 ($76,000 to show, $76,000 to win)
John Makdessi: $30,000
Cerrone def. Makdessi by technical knockout

Andrei Arlovski: $84,000 ($42,000 to show, $42,000 to win)
Travis Browne: $60,000
Arlovski def. Browne by technical knockout

Joseph Benavidez: $106,000 ($53,000 to show, $53,000 to win)
John Moraga: $28,000
Benavidez def. Moraga by unanimous decision

John Dodson: $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 to win)
Zach Makovsky: $19,000
Dodson def. Makovsky by unanimous decision

Dong Hyun Kim: $116,000 ($58,000 to show, $58,000 to win)
Josh Burkman: $45,000
Kim def. Burkman by submission

Rafael Natal: $70,000 ($35,000 to show, $35,000 to win)
Uriah Hall: $14,000
Natal def. Hall by split decision

Colby Covington: $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
Mike Pyle: $51,000
Covington def. Pyle by unanimous decision

Islam Makhachev: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Leo Kuntz: $10,000
Makhachev def. Kuntz by submission

Justin Scoggins: $30,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 to win)
Josh Sampo: $13,000
Scoggons def. Sampo by unanimous decision

The total disclosed payroll for UFC 187 was $2.452 million.

Keep in mind the salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, sponsorships, percentages and other unofficial payments. It also does not include deductions for expenses such as insurance, taxes, etc.

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