UFC 235 Fighter Salaries: Jon Jones, Tyron Woodley Earn Equal Pay

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to Sin City on Saturday, March 2 with UFC 235. The event featured two title fights, with Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith for the light heavyweight championship in the main event and Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title serving as the co-main event of the night.

Following the event, the Nevada State Athletic Commission released the official fighter purses from the event with Jones and Woodley both bringing in north of $500,000 total.

Other fighters to top six figures were Anthony Smith, new welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, debutant Ben Askren, The Ultimate Fighter 1 winner Diego Sanchez, Robbie Lawler, Cody Garbrandt, Pedro Munhoz, Johnny Walker, and Zabit Magomedsharipov.

The total disclosed payroll for the event was $3,334,000.

The figures released do not include any money from outside sponsors. UFC 235 purses also exclude any locker room bonuses but do figure in the $50,000 for Fight of the Night and Performance of the night bonuses along with the required Reebok outfitting pay.

The complete list of fighter salaries from UFC 235 can be seen below.

UFC 235 Fighter Salaries & Info

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Jon Jones:   $540,000 ($500,000 to show, $40,000 fight week incentive pay)

Tyron Woodley:  $540,000 ($500,000 to show, $40,000 fight week incentive pay)

Anthony Smith:   $380,000 ($350,000 to show, $30,000 fight week incentive pay)

Kamaru Usman: $380,000 ($350,000 to show, $30,000 fight week incentive pay)

Ben Askren:   $353,500 ($200,000 to show, $150,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

Diego Sanchez:   $268,000 ($99,000 to show, $99,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)

Robbie Lawler:  $220,000 ($200,000 to show, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)

Cody Garbrandt:   $185,000 ($130,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)

Pedro Munhoz:   $156,000 ($48,000 to show, $48,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $10,000 fight week incentive pay)

Johnny Walker:   $143,500 ($45,000 to show, $45,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

Zabit Magomedsharipov:   $114,000 ($55,000 to show, $55,000 win bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)

Jeremy Stephens:   $87,000 ($67,000 to show, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)

Cody Stamann:   $70,000 ($33,000 to show, $33,000 win bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)

Macy Chiasson:   $53,500 ($25,000 to show, $25,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

Misha Cirkunov:   $50,000 ($45,000 to show, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)

Alejandro Perez:   $45,500 ($42,000 to show, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

Tecia Torres:   $41,000 ($36,000 to show, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)

Weili Zhang:   $39,500 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

Mickey Gall:   $35,000 ($30,000 to show, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)

Edmen Shahbazyan:   $29,500 ($13,000 to show, $13,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

Hannah Cifers:   $27,500 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

Gina Mazany:   $18,000 ($14,000 to show, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)

Charles Byrd:   $15,500 ($12,000 to show, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

Polyana Viana:   $15,500 ($12,000 to show, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

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