Light Heavyweight

This list details the base salaries (“show money”) for every current UFC light heavyweight.

Updated: March 20, 2017

$500,000 — Daniel Cormier [UFC 200]
$500,000 — Jon Jones [UFC 197]
$175,000 — Mauricio Rua [UFC FN 26]
$114,000 — Antonio Rogerio Nogueira [UFC FOX 12]
$65,000 — Glover Teixeira [UFC 202]
$55,000 — Ovince St. Preux [UFC 197]
$51,000 — Ed Herman [UFC 201]
$47,000 — Ryan Bader [UFC FOX 4]
$40,000 — CB Dollaway [UFC FOX 17]
$36,000 — Gian Villante [UFC 196]
$34,000 — Jan Blachowicz [UFC 191]
$30,000 — Alexander Gustafsson [UFC FOX 5]
$28,000 — Tom Lawlor [UFC 196]
$25,000 — Ilir Latifi [UFC 196]
$24,000 — Jimi Manuwa [UFC 191]
$20,000 — Corey Anderson [UFC 196]
$17,000 — Igor Pokrajac [UFC FUEL 3]
$15,000 — Khalil Rountree [TUF 23]
$15,000 — Jake Collier [UFC FN 88]
$15,000 — Francimar Barroso [UFC FN 81]
$14,000 — Luis Henrique da Silva [UFC FOX 22]
$12,000 — Tyson Pedro [UFC 209]
$12,000 — Paul Craig [UFC 209]
$12,000 — Jared Cannonier [TUF 24]
$12,000 — Ion Cutelaba [TUF 24]
$12,000 — Josh Stansbury [TUF 24]
$12,000 — Jonathan Wilson [UFC FN 96]
$12,000 — Marcos Rogerio de Lima [UFC 197]
$12,000 — Misha Cirkunov [UFC FN 82]
$10,000 — Joachim Christensen [UFC FN 103]
$10,000 — Bojan Mihajlovic [UFC FN 103]
$10,000 — Devin Clark [TUF 24]
$10,000 — Steve Bosse [UFC FN 70]
$10,000 — Patrick Cummins [UFC FOX 12]

No UFC Salary Data Available

Volkan Oezdemir
Saparbek Safarov
Marcel Fortuna
Jordan Johnson
Jeremy Kimball
Gadzhimurad Antigulov
Darren Stewart
Dan Jolly

All UFC salary data includes the most-recently disclosed figures for active, current UFC fighters only. Retired and former UFC fighters are not listed. “Show money” is the term for payment UFC fighters are guaranteed per bout, win or lose.

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