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Demian Maia Career Earnings

Demian Maia Career Earnings (UFC fights only, doesn’t include any PPV bonuses or other bonuses, Reebok sponsorship pay came in to effect at UFC 189)   * denotes an estimated purse, UFC fights only Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event UFC 77 – Oct 20/07 – W (Jensen) […]

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Combate Americas: Combate Ocho Fighter Salaries

  The eight edition of Combate Americas went down on Aug 11th in L.A.  Here are the fighter payouts, released by the California Athletic Commission.   John Castaneda: $4,000 Danny Martinez: $3,000 Benjamin Vinson: $2,500 Marcos Bonilla: $1,750 Erick Gonzalez: $1,500 Benji Gomez: $1,500 Henrich Wassmer: $1,500 Angel Cruz: $1,500 Jonathan Santa Maria: $1,250 Izic […]

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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 names at the top of the list probably won’t surprise many (except for that English chap near the top). But, before we reveal the list, first some ground rules.  Athletic […]

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2016 Top Ten MMA Earners

  Who is the top earner in MMA in 2016?  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, plus the official UFC Reebok sponsorship […]

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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 202   Top Ten Earning Light Heavyweights […]

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5:   Nate Diaz celebrates after defeating Conor McGregor during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Top Ten Earning Welterweights

  (fighters with a * beside their name have either estimated or non-current info) Figures represent a fighter’s payout per fight Updated after UFC 202   Top Ten Earning Welterweights Total Show Win Bonus 1 Nate Diaz  $     2,000,000  $        2,000,000  $              – 2 Robbie Lawler  $        500,000  $          500,000  $              – 3 Carlos Condit  $        […]

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Top Ten Earning Bantamweights

(fighters with a * beside their name have either estimated info) Figures represent a fighter’s payout per fight Updated after UFC 202 Total Show Win Bonus 1 Dominick Cruz  $      350,000  $      350,000  $                  – 2 Urijah Faber  $      320,000  $      160,000  $          160,000 3 Marlon Moraes (WSOF)  $      180,000  $       90,000  $           90,000 4 […]

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Top Ten Earning Featherweights

(Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports) (fighters with a * beside their name have either estimated or non-current info) Figures represent a fighter’s payout per fight (Updated after UFC 202) Total Show Win Bonus 1 Conor McGregor  $3,000,000  $3,000,000  $          – 2 Jose Aldo  $   500,000  $   400,000  $  100,000 3 Frankie Edgar  $   380,000  $   190,000 […]

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20:  Conor McGregor (R) celebrates after defeating Nate Diaz by majority decision in a welterweight rematch at the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

UFC 202: Diaz vs McGregor 2 Fighter Salaries, Reebok $, Attendance & Gate

LAS VEGAS, NV – AUGUST 20: Conor McGregor (R) celebrates after defeating Nate Diaz by majority decision in a welterweight rematch at the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)   The Notorious Conor McGregor had a very successful Saturday night in Vegas […]

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Nate Diaz Career Earnings

Nate Diaz Career Earnings (UFC fights only, doesn’t include any PPV bonuses or other bonuses, Reebok sponsorship pay came in to effect at UFC 189)   * denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event   TUF 5 Finale – Jun 23/07 – W (Gamburyan) – $16,000 […]

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Conor McGregor Career Earnings

  Conor McGregor Career Earnings   (UFC earnings only – doesn’t include any undisclosed PPV bonuses or any other bonuses; Reebok sponsorship started at UFC 189) * denotes an estimated purse   Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event   UFC on Fuel TV: Mousasi vs Latifi – Apr 6/13 – […]

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Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Career Earnings

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Career Earnings (WEC & UFC fights only, doesn’t include any PPV bonuses or other bonuses, Reebok sponsorship pay came in to effect at UFC 189)   * denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event   WEC 30 – Sept 5/07 – NC (Alexander) – […]

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Glover Teixeira Career Earnings

  Glover Teixeira Career Earnings   * denotes an estimated purse, UFC fights only Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event   UFC 146 – May 26/12 – W (Kingsbury) – $30,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 win bonus) UFC 153 – Oct 13/12 – W (Maldonado) – $36,000 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 win bonus)* […]

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Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson Career Earnings

  Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson Career Earnings   * denotes an estimated purse, UFC & WSOF fights only Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event   UFC Fight Night: Stout vs Fisher – Jun 12/07 – W (Reiner) – $6,000 ($3,000 to show, $3,000 win bonus)* UFC 76 – Sept 22/07 […]

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Titan FC 40: Cavalcante vs Assuncao Fighter Salaries

  Freddy Assuncao snatched the Titan FC Lightweight Championship away from Gesias Cavalcante on August 5th at Titan FC 40, and left the night’s top earner. Here is the fighter payouts for the event, provided by the Florida State Boxing Commission.   Freddy Assuncao: $6,500 ($3,250 to show, $3,250 win bonus) Desmond Green: $6,500 ($3,250 to […]

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WSOF 32: Moraes vs Hill 2 Fighter Salaries

Marlon Moraes successfully defended his WSOF Bantamweight Title last weekend, and in the process was the top earner at WSOF 32. Here are the fighter payouts for the event, released by the Washington State Department of Licensing.   Marlon Moraes: $180,000 ($90,000 to show, $90,000 win bonus) Lance Palmer: $56,000 ($28,000 to show, $28,000 win […]

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 31:  Tyron Woodley waits for the start of a welterweight bout against Kelvin Gastelum during UFC 183 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 31, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Woodley won by split decision.  (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Tyron Woodley Career Earnings

  Tyron Woodley Career Earnings (Strikeforce & UFC fights only, doesn’t include any PPV bonuses or other bonuses, Reebok sponsorship pay came in to effect at UFC 189)   * denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event Strikeforce: Lawler vs Shields – Jun 6/09 – […]

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Top Ten Earning Women’s Fighters

(Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)   (fighters with a * beside their name have either estimated or non-current info) Figures represent a fighter’s payout per fight Updated after UFC 201   Top Ten Earning Women’s Fighters    Total   Show  Win Bonus 1 Miesha Tate  $500,000  $500,000  $            – 2 Joanna Jedrzejczyk  $210,000  $105,000  $    105,000 3 Ronda Rousey* […]

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UFC 201 Fighter Salaries, Reebok $, Attendance & Gate

Robbie Lawler dropped his belt last Saturday at UFC 201, but he still left with the biggest payday. Here are the fighter payouts, released by the Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission.   Attendance: 10,240 Gate: $1,070,000   Robbie Lawler: $540,000 ($500,000 to show, $40,000 Reebok sponsorship) Tyron Woodley: $420,000 ($270,000 to show, $70,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance […]

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