Even in defeat, Anthony Johnson walked away a winner at UFC 187 this past weekend.
Johnson was one of the top earners from the card, bringing home $500,000 for his main event loss vs. Daniel Cormier for the vacant UFC light heavyweight title.
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman also earned $500,000 after besting Vitor Belfort. Belfort pocketed $300,000.
The below numbers, released by the Nevada Athletic Commission, do not include bonuses, sponsorship money or any other kind of locker room bonuses. They also exclude insurance, licenses and taxes.
The NAC also released medical suspensions for the card, as Cormier was suspended until November. Belfort, John Makdessi, Andrei Arlovski, Travis Browne and Nina Ansaroff all received lengthy suspensions, as well.
Daniel Cormier $180,000 (includes $90,000 win bonus)
Anthony Johnson: $500,000
Chris Weidman: $500,000 (includes $250,000 win bonus)
Vitor Belfort: $300,000
Donald Cerrone: $152,000 (includes $76,000 win bonus)
John Makdessi: $30,000
Andrei Arlovski: $84,000 (includes $42,000 win bonus)
Travis Browne: $60,000
Joseph Benavidez: $106,000 (includes $53,000 win bonus)
John Moraga: $28,000
John Dodson: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
Zach Makovsky: $19,000
Dong Hyun Kim: $116,000 (includes $58,000 win bonus)
Josh Burkman: $45,000
Rafael Natal: $70,000 (includes $35,000 win bonus)
Uriah Hall: $14,000
Colby Covington: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
Mike Pyle: $51,000
Islam Makhachev: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Leo Kuntz: $10,000
Justin Scoggins: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
Josh Sampo: $13,000