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UFC 177 Fighter Purses, Attendance & Gate

(Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports) The hometown boy came out the big winner last night at UFC 177, as T.J. Dillashaw knocked out Joe Soto in the evening’s main event and left as the highest paid fighter. Here are UFC 177′s fighter purse payout info released by the California State Athletic Commission (and first reported […]

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Top Ten Earning Bantamweights

(Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports) We continue our examination of fighter pay in each weight class with a look at the bantamweights. (fighters with a * beside their name have either estimated or non-current info) Figures represent a fighter’s payout per fight Updated after UFC 175 Total         Show       […]

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UFC Career Fighter Earnings

Which fighter has earned the most money over the course of their UFC career?  We’ve crunched the numbers and have the answer for you.  And the name at the top of the list probably won’t surprise many. But, before we reveal the list, first some ground rules.  Athletic commissions didn’t start releasing fighter purse info until […]

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2014 Fighter Salaries: Top 10 Earners

Who is the top earner in MMA in 2014?  We’ve crunched the numbers and have the answer. It is worth noting that these are only the reported salaries plus Fight of the Night, Knockout of the Night, and Submission of the Night bonuses that have been made public.  Many top performing fighters get additional bonuses […]

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Top Ten Earning Middleweights

  We continue our examination of fighter pay in each weight class with a look at the middleweights. (fighters with a * beside their name have either estimated or non-current info) Figures represent a fighter’s payout per fight Updated after UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs Le Total          Show       […]

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UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs Le Fighter Purses, Attendance & Gate

  Another fight, another big payday for Michael Bisping – he was the top earner at UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs Le. Before we go any further, we should note that international events generally don’t release fighter pay info, so none of the following salary data for the event is official.  However, you can get a […]

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UFC Fight Night: Bader vs Saint Preux Fighter Purses, Attendance & Gate

(Gregory J. Fisher-USA TODAY Sports) Fighting in his native Maine for the first time, Tim Boetsch didn’t disappoint his “hometown” crowd.  He TKO’d Brad Tavares and got the biggest paycheck of the evening. Before we go any further, we should note that the Combat Sports Authority of Maine doesn’t release fighter pay info, so none of the […]

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Ryan Bader Career UFC Fight Purse Breakdown

Ryan Bader * denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event TUF: Team Nog vs Team Mir Finale - Dec 13/08 – W (Magalhaes) – $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus) UFC Fight Night: Condit vs Kampmann – Apr 1/09 – W (Marrero) – $30,000 ($15,000 […]

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UFC on Fox: Lawler vs Brown Fighter Salaries, Attendance & Gate

(Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)   In the battle of nickname stomach tattoos, Ruthless came out on top over Immortal, and ended up making the most dough, too. Here is the full fighter purse info for UFC on Fox: Lawler vs Brown, released by the California State Athletic Commission and first reported by Sherdog.   Attendance: […]

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Top Ten Earning Lightweights

(Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports) Bellator leads the way! (Updated after UFC on Fox: Lawler vs Brown) Total Show Win Bonus 1 Michael Chandler (Bellator)  $190,000  $  95,000  $    95,000 2 Gilbert Melendez  $175,000  $175,000  $          – 3 Eddie Alvarez (Bellator)  $160,000  $  80,000  $    80,000 4 Diego Sanchez  $140,000  $  70,000  $    70,000 5 Donald […]

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Top Ten Earning Featherweights

(Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports) We continue our examination of fighter pay in each weight class with a look at the featherweights. (fighters with a * beside their name have either estimated or non-current info) Figures represent a fighter’s payout per fight (Updated after UFC on Fox: Lawler vs Brown) Total Show Win Bonus 1 […]

Top Ten Earning Welterweights

  We continue our examination of fighter pay in each weight class with a look at the welterweights.  While there might be a few surprising names on the list, the name at the top is of no great shock. (fighters with a * beside their name have either estimated or non-current info) Figures represent a […]

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Top Ten Earning Light Heavyweights

  We continue our examination of fighter pay in each weight class with a look at the light heavyweights. No surprise at the top of the list. (fighters with a * beside their name have either estimated or non-current info) Figures represent a fighter’s payout per fight Updated after UFC on Fox: Lawler vs Brown […]

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UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs Brandao Fighter Salaries, Attendance & Gate

(Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports) It’s as if Conor McGregor wrote the script himself – hometown crowd, record-breaking loudness, steamroll his opponent, earn the biggest payday (that is, until Cathal Pendred got an extra $50,000 FOTN bonus when his opponent forfeited his due to a failed drug test). Before we go any further, we should note […]

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UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs Miller Fighter Salaries, Attendance & Gate

( Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports) The Cowboy rode out of the Octagon as the top earner at UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs Miller. Before we go any further, we should note that the New Jersey Athletic Commission doesn’t release fighter pay info, so none of the following salary data for the event is official.  However, you can get […]

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