Top Ten Earning Featherweights

Top Ten Earning Featherweights

MMA Manifesto Salary Data

Top Ten Earning Featherweights

Apr 21, 2018; Atlantic City, NJ, USA; Frankie Edgar (red gloves) fights Cub Swanson (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-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 Fight Night: Barboza vs Lee

 

Top Ten Earning Featherweights

Total Show Win Bonus
1 Frankie Edgar*  $   400,000  $   200,000  $  200,000
1 Max Holloway*  $   400,000  $   400,000
3 B.J. Penn  $   300,000  $   150,000  $  150,000
4 Brian Ortega  $   200,000  $   100,000  $  100,000
4 Gilbert Melendez  $   200,000  $   200,000  $          –
4 Jose Aldo*  $   200,000  $   200,000  $          –
7 Cub Swanson*  $   152,000  $     76,000  $    76,000
8 Jeremy Stephens  $   126,000  $     63,000  $    63,000
9 Darren Elkins*  $   112,000  $     56,000  $    56,000
10 Clay Guida  $   110,000  $     55,000  $    55,000

 

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