UFC salaries: Daniel Cormier pockets $1 million in loss to Jon Jones

UFC salaries: Daniel Cormier pockets $1 million in loss to Jon Jones

Last night, in the main event of UFC 214, Daniel Cormier attempted to defend the UFC light heavyweight title opposite…

Though Daniel Cormier can no longer lay claim to the UFC light heavyweight title, he will return home with a sizeable check. According to a report from MMAFighting.com, the former champ pocketed a whopping $1 million for his losing effort to Jon Jones. With this impressive payday, Cormier joins Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz, Brock Lesnar and Ronda Rousey as one of just five fighters to earn a million dollars or more for a single fight. Jones, meanwhile, earned a disclosed payday of $500,000. Like Cormier, it’s possible that he will receive a share of the PPV revenue.

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