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Top Ten Earning Lightweights

Top Ten Earning Lightweights

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Top Ten Earning Lightweights

Oct 7, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Tony Ferguson (red gloves) competes against Kevin Lee (blue gloves) during the third round during UFC 216 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Joshua Dahl-USA TODAY Sports

 

(updated after UFC Fight Night: Poirer vs Gaethje)

 

Top Ten Earning Lightweights

Total Show Win Bonus
1 Khabib Nurmagomedov*  $       500,000  $        500,000  $                    –
1 Tony Ferguson  $       500,000  $        250,000  $            250,000
3 Kevin Lee  $       300,000  $        250,000  $              50,000
4 Anthony Pettis  $       270,000  $        135,000  $            135,000
5 Al Iaquinta*  $       250,000  $        250,000  $                    –
6 Justin Gaethje  $       220,000  $        110,000  $            110,000
7 Dustin Poirier  $       170,000  $          85,000  $              85,000
8 Edson Barboza  $       150,000  $          75,000  $              75,000
9 Jim Miller*  $       142,000  $          71,000  $              71,000
10 Sage Northcutt*  $       140,000  $          70,000  $              70,000


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