Feb 22, 2014; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Daniel Cormier (red gloves) celebrates his victory of Pactrick Cummins (not pictured) after their UFC light heavyweight bout at Mandalay Bay. Cormier won by way of a TKO in the first round. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

UFC 170 fighter salaries


UFC 170 went out with a bang last weekend, as both the co-main and main event ended by TKO in just over a minute. In the co-main event, Daniel Cormier dispatched of Patrick Cummins with ease en route to his first Light Heavyweight victory. In the main event, Women’s Bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey got her first TKO victory by finishing Sara McMann with a brutal knee to the body.

Today, the UFC released the salaries of all the fighters on the UFC 170 card. Daniel Cormier took home the heftiest paycheck, garnering $160,000 in just over a minute’s work. Check out the full salaries below and keep in mind that these numbers are only the disclosed amounts the UFC made available (courtesy of MMAWeekly):

Ronda Rousey: $110,000 (includes $55,000 win bonus)
def. Sara McMann: $16,000

Daniel Cormier: $160,000 (includes $80,000 win bonus)
def. Patrick Cummins: $8,000

Rory MacDonald: $100,000 (includes $50,000 win bonus)
def. Demian Maia: $64,000

Mike Pyle: $96,000 (includes $48,000 win bonus)
def. TJ Waldburger: $18,000

Stephen Thompson: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
def. Robert Whittaker: $15,000

Alexis Davis: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
def. Jessica Eye: $8,000

Raphael Assuncao: $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus)
def. Pedro Munhoz: $8,000

Aljamain Sterling: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Cody Gibson: $8,000

Zach Makovsky: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Josh Sampo: $10,000

Erik Koch: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
def. Rafaello Oliveira: $14,000

Ernest Chavez: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Yosdenis Cedeno: $8,000

Tags: Daniel Cormier Demian Maia Mike Pyle Patrick Cummins Ronda Rousey Rory MacDonald Sara McMann Stephen Thompson TJ Waldburger UFC 170

  • momkxbutt

    Wait a minute, the women are laying it on the line just as the men are. Why the salary gap?