Daniel Cormier took a pay cut to fight at UFC 200

Daniel Cormier took a pay cut to fight at UFC 200.

When [Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200](https://www.bjpenn…

Fortunately, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva stepped in on just two days notice to fight Cormier in a 3 round main-card fight. While Cormier was criticized for what many perceived to be ‘playing it safe’, the light heavyweight champ revealed on The MMA Hour this week that he actually went as far as to take a pay cut for the fight because of his desire to fight:

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