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Jon Jones’ UFC Career Earnings Revealed Ahead Of Long-Awaited Climb To Heavyweight

Jon Jones’ UFC Career Earnings Revealed Ahead Of Long-Awaited Climb To Heavyweight

MMA legend Jon Jones has made under $10m in career earnings with UFC and his biggest payday to date was from his second clash with Daniel Cormier.

The 33-year-old American star, who is widely revered as one of the best MMA fighters of all time, relinquished the UFC light heavyweight title on Monday.

And now Jones has hinted that the climb to heavyweight is inevitable and he could already be eying up mega-fights with the likes of Francis Ngannou and Stipe Miocic.

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The Sports Daily has published Jones' career earnings from UFC fights online, which reveals that he has earned $7,230,000 to date.

The UFC legend's second clash with fierce rival 'DC,' which ended in a no-contest result, earned him $580,000.

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Jones' most recent clash against Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 made him $540,000, which was the same as his two previous fights against Thiago Santos and Anthony Smith.

The Sports Daily does report that the earnings are based on 'UFC pay only' and does 'not include PPV or locker room bonuses.'

Posted below are Jones' career earnings from UFC fights, according to The Sports Daily.

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UFC 87 (Aug 9/08): W (Gusmao) -- $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)

UFC 94 (Jan 31/09): W (Bonnar) -- $14,000 ($7,000 to show, $7,000 win bonus)

UFC 100 (Jul 11/09): W (O'Brien) -- $18,000 ($9,000 to show, $9,000 win bonus)

TUF 10 Finale (Dec 5/09): L (Hamill) -- $20,000

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UFC Live: Vera vs Jones (Mar 21/10): W (Vera) -- $90,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 win bonus, $50,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)

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Jon Jones’ UFC Career Earnings Have Been Revealed Online

UFC Live: Jones vs Matyushenko (Aug 1/10): W (Matyushenko) -- $46,000 ($23,000 to show, $23,000 win bonus)

UFC 126 (Feb 5/11): W (Bader) -- $215,000 ($70,000 to show, $70,000 win bonus, $75,000 Submission of the Night bonus)

UFC 128 (Mar 19/11): W (Rua) -- $140,000 ($70,000 to show, $70,000 win bonus)

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Jon Jones’ UFC Career Earnings Have Been Revealed Online
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Jon Jones’ UFC Career Earnings Have Been Revealed Online

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UFC 135 (Sep 24/11): W (Q Jackson) -- $275,000 ($200,000 to show, $75,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

UFC 140 (Dec 10/11): W (Machida) -- $475,000 ($400,000 to show, $75,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

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UFC 145 (Apr 21/12): W (Evans) -- $400,000

UFC 152 (Sep 22/12): W (Belfort) -- $465,000 ($400,000 to show, $65,000 Submission of the Night bonus)

UFC 159 (Apr 27/13): W (Sonnen) -- $400,000

UFC 165 (Sept 21/13): W (Gustafsson) -- $450,000 ($400,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

UFC 172 (Apr 26/13): W (Teixeira) -- $400,000

UFC 182 (Jan 3/15): W (Cormier) -- $550,000 ($500,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

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UFC 197 (Apr 23/16): W (Saint Preux) -- $530,000 ($500,000 to show, $30,000 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC 214 (Jul 29/17): NC (Cormier) -- $580,000 ($500,000 to show, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $30,000 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC 232 (Dec 29/18): W (Gustafsson) -- $530,000 ($500,000 to show, $30,000 fight week incentive pay)

UFC 235 (Mar 2/19): W (Smith) -- $540,000 ($500,000 to show, $40,000 fight week incentive pay)

UFC 239 (Jul 6/19): W (Santos) -- $540,000 ($500,000 to show, $40,000 fight week incentive pay)

UFC 247 (Feb 8/20): W (Reyes) -- $540,000 ($500,000 to show, $40,000 fight week incentive pay)

Total UFC Earnings: $7,230,000

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