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Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone’s MMA Career Earnings Have Been Revealed Online

Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone’s MMA Career Earnings Have Been Revealed Online

UFC star Donald Cerrone has amassed over $6m in earnings across his long-running MMA career, according to reports.

The 36-year-old MMA veteran returns to action on Saturday when he clashes with UFC superstar Conor McGregor at UFC 246 in Las Vegas.

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And Cerrone plans to continue his time in the UFC after he penned a seven-fight deal ahead of the McGregor bout.

According to MMA Daily, 'Cowboy' has pocketed a total of $6,144,800 across his time with World Extreme Cagefighting and UFC.

Cerrone's earnings included $195,000 from his loss to Justin Gaethje in September 2019 and $245,000 from his defeat to Tony Ferguson last year.

MMA Daily says that the career earnings don't include any PPV bonuses or other bonuses, with Reebok sponsorship pay coming into effect at UFC 189.

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Posted below are Cerrone's career earnings.

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WEC 30 (Sept 5/07) NC (Alexander): $3,600 ($3,000 to show, $3,000 win bonus, fined $2,400 for failed drug test)

WEC 34 (Jun 1/08) W (Castillo): $10,000 ($5,000 to show, $5,000 win bonus)

WEC 36 (Nov 5/08) W (McCullough): $21,500 ($7,000 to show, $7,000 win bonus, $7,500 Fight of the Night bonus)

WEC 38 (Jan 25/09) L (Varner): $16,500 ($9,000 to show, $7,500 Fight of the Night bonus)

WEC 41 (Jun 7/09) W (Krause): $18,000 ($9,000 to show, $9,000 win bonus)

WEC 43 (Oct 10/09) L (Henderson): $22,000 ($12,000 to show, $10,000 Fight of the Night bonus)*

WEC 45 (Dec 19/09) W (Ratcliff): $34,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus, $10,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

WEC 48 (Apr 24/10) L (Henderson): $14,000

WEC 51 (Sept 30/10) W (Varner): $38,000 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 win bonus, $10,000 Fight of the Night bonus)*

WEC 53 (Dec 16/10) W (Horodecki): $32,000 ($16,000 to show, $16,000 win bonus)*

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UFC on Fuel TV: Korean Zombie vs Poirier (May 15/12) W (Stephens): $60,000 ($30,000 to show, $30,000 win bonus)

UFC 150 (Aug 11/12) W (Guillard): $190,200 ($33,000 to show, $33,000 win bonus, $4,200 from Guillard for missing weight, $60,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $60,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)

UFC on Fox: Johnson vs Dodson (Jan 26/13) L (Pettis): $41,000*

UFC 160 (May 25/13) W (Noons): $82,000 ($41,000 to show, $41,000 win bonus)

UFC Fight Night: Condit vs Kampmann 2 (Aug 28/13) L (dos Anjos): $48,000*

UFC 167 (Nov 16/13 - Nov 16/13) W (Dunham): $146,000 ($48,000 to show, $48,000 win bonus, $50,000 Submission of the Night bonus)

UFC on Fox: Henderson vs Thomson (Jan 25/14) W (Martins): $156,000 ($53,000 to show, $53,000 win bonus, $50,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)*

UFC on Fox: Werdum vs Browne (Apr 19/14) W (Barboza): $164,000 ($57,000 to show, $57,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)

UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs Miller (Jul 16/14) W (Miller): $170,000 ($60,000 to show, $60,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)*

UFC 178 (Sept 27/14) W (Alvarez): $126,000 ($63,000 to show, $63,000 win bonus)

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UFC 182 (Jan 3/15) W (Jury): $140,000 ($70,000 to show, $70,000 win bonus)

UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs Siver (Jan 18/15) W (Henderson): $146,000 ($73,000 to show, $73,000 win bonus)

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UFC 187 (May 23/15) W (Makdessi): $152,000 ($76,000 to show, $76,000 win bonus)

UFC on Fox: dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2 (Dec 19/15) L (dos Anjos): $109,000 ($79,000 to show, $30,000 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs Oliveira (Feb 21/16) W (Oliveira): $228,000 ($79,000 to show, $79,000 to win, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $20,000 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs Thompson (Jun 18/16) W (Cote): $234,000 ($82,000 to show, $82,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $20,000 Reebok sponsorship)*

UFC 202 (Aug 20/16) W (Story): $240,000 ($85,000 to show, $85,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $20,000 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC 205 (Nov 12/16) N/A (fight cancelled but he was paid still): $88,000*

UFC 206 (Dec 10/16) W (Brown): $196,000 ($88,000 to show, $88,000 win bonus, $20,000 Reebok sponsorship)*

UFC on Fox: Shevchenko vs Pena (Jan 28/17) L (Masvidal): $175,000 ($155,000 to show, $20,000 Reebok sponsorship)*

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UFC 214 (Jul 29/17) L (Lawler): $175,000 ($155,000 to show, $20,000 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs Till (Oct 21/17) L (Till): $175,000 ($155,000 to show, $20,000 Reebok sponsorship)*

UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs Medeiros (Feb 18/18) W (Medeiros): $330,000 ($155,000 to show, $155,000 win bonus, $20,000 Reebok sponsorship)*

UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs Edwards (Jun 23/18) L (Edwards): $180,000 ($160,000 to show, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)*

UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs Rodriguez (Nov 10/18) W (Perry): $390,000 ($160,000 to show, $160,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)*

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UFC Fight Night: Cejudo vs Dillashaw (Jan 19/19) W (Hernandez): $450,000 ($165,000 to show, $165,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)*

UFC Fight Night: Iaquinta vs Cowboy (May 4/19) W (Iaquinta): $410,000 ($170,000 to show, $170,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)*

UFC 238 (Jun 8/19) L (Ferguson): $245,000 ($175,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)*

UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs Gaethje (Sept 14/19) L (Gaethje): $195,000 ($175,000 to show, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)*

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Topics: Donald Cerrone, Cowboy, UFC News, MMA News, UFC

Adnan Riaz

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