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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 on Fox: Gustafsson vs Johnson   Top Ten Earning Welterweights   Total        Show    Win Bonus 1 Johny Hendricks  $350,000  $   150,000  $   200,000 2 Robbie Lawler  $220,000 […]

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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 on Fox: Gustafsson vs Johnson Top Ten Earning Middleweights   Total         […]

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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: Gustafsson vs Johnson […]

Alexander Gustafsson Career UFC Fight Purse Breakdown

(Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports) Alexander Gustafsson Career UFC Fight Purse Breakdown * denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event UFC 105 – Nov 14/09 – W (Hamman) – $6,000 ($3,000 to show, $3,000 win bonus)* UFC 112 – Apr 10/10 – L (Davis) – $6,000* UFC […]

Dan Henderson Career UFC Fight Purse Breakdown

Dan Henderson Career UFC Fight Purse Breakdown * denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event UFC 75 – Sept 8/07 – L (Q. Jackson) – $100,000* UFC 82 – Mar 1/08 – L (A. Silva) – $160,000 ($100,000 to show, $60,000 Fight of the Night […]

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Top Ten Earning Heavyweights

  We conclude our examination of fighter pay in each weight class with a look at the big boys – the heavyweights.  The list is topped by someone who better start winning soon to justify his big paychecks. (fighters with a * beside their name have either estimated or non-current info) Figures represent a fighter’s […]

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UFC on Fox: Gustafsson vs Johnson Fighter Purses, Attendance & Gate

Gegard Mousasi made quick work of MMA legend Dan Henderson last night in Sweden, and left UFC on Fox: Gustafsson vs Johnson as the event’s top earner. Before we go any further, we should note that most fights staged outside of the U.S. don’t have officially released fighter pay info, so none of the following salary data […]

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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 at the top). But, before we reveal the list, first some ground rules.  Athletic […]

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Top Ten Earning Lightweights

    (Updated after UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs Siver)   Top Ten Earning Lightweights   (Total, Show, Win Bonus) 1 Gilbert Melendez  $200,000  $200,000  $          – 1 Anthony Pettis  $200,000  $100,000  $  100,000 3 Donald Cerrone  $146,000  $  73,000  $    73,000 4 Diego Sanchez  $140,000  $  70,000  $    70,000 5 Eddie Alvarez  $100,000  $100,000 […]

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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 Fight Night: McGregor vs Siver) Total, Show, Win Bonus 1 […]

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WSOF 17: Shields vs Foster Fighter Purses

  Jake Shields earned himself a title shot with his victory over Brian Foster on Saturday night, and left Vegas the top earner. Here are WSOF 17: Shields vs Foster fighter purses, released by the Nevada Athletic Commission.   WSOF 17: Shields vs Foster Fighter Purses   Jake Shields: $65,000 ($30,000 to show, $35,000 win […]

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UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs Siver Fighter Purses, Attendance & Gate

  He talks the talk, he walks the walk, he gets paid like a superstar.  Conor McGregor, ladies and gentleman. Here are the UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs Siver fighter purses, released by the Massachusetts State Athletic Commission, and first reported on MMA Fighting.   UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs Siver Fighter Purses, Attendance & […]

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Bellator 132 Fighter Salaries

Bellator Featherweight Champion Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire retained his title last night at Bellator 132, and in the process left the night the biggest earner. Here is Bellator 132’s fighter payout info, as released by the California Athletic Commission and first reported by Sherdog.   Bellator 132 Fighter Salaries   Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire: $70,000 ($35,000 to show, […]

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Jon Jones Career UFC Fight Purse Breakdown

  Jon Jones Career UFC Fight Purse Breakdown * denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event 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, […]

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UFC 182 Fighter Pay, Attendance & Gate

And still UFC Light Heavyweight Champion (and top earner at UFC 182)…. JON JONES!  Bones Jones vanquished his top rival, Daniel Cormier, in the main event at UFC 182 in Las Vegas on Saturday night, and in the process made a cool half a million dollars to show, plus another $50,000 for earning the event’s […]

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