Ronda Rousey Earns $3 Million+ For UFC 207

According to figures released to via the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey earned a guaranteed fight purse of $3,000,000 with pay-per-view points on top of the large base pay. With the three million dollar guaranteed payday, Rousey ties the all-time UFC record for largest guaranteed purse paid to a fighter, equaling the mark set by Conor McGregor earlier this year.

Her opponent, UFC 135-pound women’s champion Amanda Nunes earned a reported $200,000 fight purse ($100,000 to show, $100,000 for winning). Because she was the champion going into the event, Nunes will also enjoy some financial back-end participation from the pay-per-view sales generated by Friday’s show at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The MMA Fighting article with figures released by the NSAC also reports that former UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz, who also had a share of participation in the back-end on the pay-per-view, earned a guaranteed fight purse of $350,000. Team Alpha Male undefeated knockout artist and new UFC Bantamweight Champion Cody “No Love” Garbrandt earned a reported guaranteed fight purse of $200,000 for the biggest victory of his pro MMA career on Friday night.

The full list of UFC 207 disclosed payouts included:

Champ Amanda Nunes: $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus)
def. Ronda Rousey: $3 million

Champ Cody Garbrandt: $200,000
def. Dominick Cruz: $350,000

T.J. Dillashaw: $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus)
def. John Lineker: $43,000

Dong Hyun Kim: $134,000 (includes $67,000 win bonus)
def. Tarec Saffiedine: $40,000

Ray Borg: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
def. Louis Smolka: $32,000

Neil Magny: $94,000 (includes $47,000 win bonus)
def. Johny Hendricks: $100,000

Antonio Carlos Junior: $42,000 (includes $21,000 win bonus)
def. Marvin Vettori: $12,000

Alex Garcia: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
def. Mike Pyle: $55,000

Niko Price: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Brandon Thatch: $22,000

Tim Means: $35,000 (no win bonus since fight ended in a no-contest)
vs. Alex Oliveira: $28,000 (no win bonus since fight ended in a no-contest)

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