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Donald Cowboy Cerrone Career Earnings In UFC

Donald Cowboy Cerrone Career Earnings In UFC

Donald Cowboy Cerrone Career Earnings In UFC

Donald Cowboy Cerrone career earnings in the UFC total up to more than $5.9 million.

Cerrone, 36, has been thrilling WEC and UFC fans with exciting bouts for more than 12 years.

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Beginning with his first notable match at WEC 30 back in 2007, and ending with his bloody defeat at the hands of Tony Ferguson in 2019, ‘Cowboy’ has racked up millions of new fans and even more dollars.

Please find Cerrone’s career earnings below.

Keep in mind, these are disclosed earnings only.

They do not show any secret bonuses the UFC may have handed out, nor any undisclosed paydays.

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WEC 30 – Sept 5, 2007 – No Contest (Alexander) – $3,600 ($3,000 to show, $3,000 win bonus, fined $2,400 for failed drug test)

WEC 34 – Jun 1, 2008 – Win (Castillo) – $10,000 ($5,000 to show, $5,000 win bonus)

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WEC 36 – Nov 5, 2008 – Win (McCullough) – $21,500 ($7,000 to show, $7,000 win bonus, $7,500 Fight of the Night bonus)

WEC 38 – Jan 25, 2009 – Loss (Varner) – $16,500 ($9,000 to show, $7,500 Fight of the Night bonus)

WEC 41 – Jun 7, 2009 – Win (Krause) – $18,000 ($9,000 to show, $9,000 win bonus)

WEC 43 – Oct 10, 2009 – Loss (Henderson) – $22,000 ($12,000 to show, $10,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

WEC 45 – Dec 19, 2009 – Win (Ratcliff) – $34,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus, $10,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

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WEC 48 – Apr 24, 2010 – Loss (Henderson) – $14,000

WEC 51 – Sept 30, 2010 – Win (Varner) – $38,000 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 win bonus, $10,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

WEC 53 – Dec 16, 2010 – Win (Horodecki) – $32,000 ($16,000 to show, $16,000 win bonus)

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UFC 126 – Feb 5, 2011 – Win (Kelly) – $111,000 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 win bonus, $75,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

UFC 131 – Jun 11, 2011 – Win (Rocha) – $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 win bonus)

UFC Live: Hardy vs Lytle – Aug 14, 2011 – Win (Oliveira) – $109,000 ($22,000 to show, $22,000 win bonus, $65,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)

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UFC 137 – Oct 19, 2011 – Win (Siver) – $129,000 ($27,000 to show, $27,000 win bonus, $75,000 Submission of the Night bonus)

UFC 141 – Dec 30, 2011 – Loss (Diaz) – $105,000 (30,000 to show, $75,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

UFC on Fuel TV: Korean Zombie vs Poirier – May 15, 2012 – Win (Stephens) – $60,000 ($30,000 to show, $30,000 win bonus)

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UFC 150 – Aug 11, 2012 – Win (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, 2013 – Loss (Pettis) – $41,000

UFC 160 – May 25, 2013 – Win (Noons) – $82,000 ($41,000 to show, $41,000 win bonus)

UFC Fight Night: Condit vs Kampmann 2 – Aug 28, 2013 – Loss (dos Anjos) – $48,000

UFC 167 – Nov 16, 2013 – Nov 16, 2013 – Win (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, 2014 – Win (Martins) – $156,000 ($53,000 to show, $53,000 win bonus, $50,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)

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UFC on Fox: Werdum vs Browne – Apr 19, 2014 – Win (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, 2014 – Win (Miller) – $170,000 ($60,000 to show, $60,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)

UFC 178 – Sept 27, 2014 – Win (Alvarez) – $126,000 ($63,000 to show, $63,000 win bonus)

UFC 182 – Jan 3, 2015 – Win (Jury) – $140,000 ($70,000 to show, $70,000 win bonus)

UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs Siver – Jan 18, 2015 – Win (Henderson) – $146,000 ($73,000 to show, $73,000 win bonus)

UFC 187 – May 23, 2015 – Win (Makdessi) – $152,000 ($76,000 to show, $76,000 win bonus)

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UFC on Fox: dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2 – Dec 19, 2015 – Loss (dos Anjos) – $109,000 ($79,000 to show, $30,000 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs Oliveira – Feb 21, 2016 – Win (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, 2016 – Win (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, 2016 – Win (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, 2016 – Fight Called Off – $88,000

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UFC 206 – Dec 10, 2016 – Win (Brown) – $196,000 ($88,000 to show, $88,000 win bonus, $20,000 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC on Fox: Shevchenko vs Pena – Jan 28, 2017 – Loss (Masvidal) – $175,000 ($155,000 to show, $20,000 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC 214 – Jul 29, 2017 – Loss (Lawler) – $175,000 ($155,000 to show, $20,000 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs Till – Oct 21, 2017 – Loss (Till) – $175,000 ($155,000 to show, $20,000 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs Medeiros – Feb 18, 2018 – Win (Medeiros) – $330,000 ($155,000 to show, $155,000 win bonus, $20,000 Reebok sponsorship)

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UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs Edwards – Jun 23, 2018 – Loss (Edwards) –  $180,000 ($160,000 to show, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)

UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs Rodriguez – Nov 10, 2018 – 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)

UFC Fight Night: Cejudo vs Dillashaw – Jan 19, 2019 – Win (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, 2019 – Win (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, 2019 – Loss (Ferguson) – $245,000 ($175,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)

Total Career Earnings: $5,949,800

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Michael Kyaw, initially a PR Manager, built up a valuable network of connections in the sports world that he then utilized to become an influential sports business reporter. His work has been published on Fox Sports, Bleacher Report, Fansided, ESPN and the Wall Street Journal.

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