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UFC 214 payouts and salaries: Daniel Cormier leads payday way with $1 million, Jon Jones banks $500,000

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Jon Jones may have won won the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight title after defeating Daniel Cormier in the third round of their headlining fight at last night’s (Sat., July 29, 2017) UFC 214 pay-per-view (PPV) event, but it was “DC” who walked away with the biggest payday.

According to the payouts obtained by MMA Fighting from the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC), Cormier earned a flat rate of $1 million in defeat, while Jones took home $500,000.

Here are some of the other payouts from UFC 214:

Daniel Cormier: $1 million

Jon Jones: $500,000

Tyron Woodley, $500,000

Demian Maia :$110,000

Cris Cyborg: $200,000

Tonya Evinger, $100,000

Robbie Lawler: $300,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus)

Donald Cerrone: $155,000

Volkan Oezdemir: $110,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)

Jimi Manuwa: $120,000

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

For example, the promotion often hands out extra cash for "Fight of the Night" and "Performance of the Night" bonuses. To check out these figures for "Cormier vs. Jones 2" click here.

For complete UFC 214 results and blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action click here.