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Top Ten Earning Light Heavyweights

Top Ten Earning Light Heavyweights

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Top Ten Earning Light Heavyweights

Jimmy Manua (L) fights Volkan Oezdemir of Switzerland fights during their Light Heavyweight bout at UFC 214 at Honda Center on July 29, 2017 in Anaheim, California.

 

(fighters with a * beside their name have either estimated or non-current info)

Figures represent a fighter’s payout per fight

(updated after UFC 224)

 

Top Ten Earning Light Heavyweights

Total Show Win Bonus
1 Daniel Cormier  $       500,000  $         500,000  $                    –
2 Volkan Oezdemir  $       350,000  $         350,000  $                    –
3 Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua*  $       260,000  $         190,000  $             70,000
4 Jimi Manuwa*  $       240,000  $         120,000  $            120,000
5 Ovince Saint Preux  $       166,000  $           83,000  $             83,000
6 Ryan Bader (Bellator)  $       150,000  $         150,000  $                    –
7 Glover Teixeira*  $       140,000  $           70,000  $             70,000
8 Phil Davis (Bellator)  $       130,000  $           65,000  $             65,000
9 Ed Herman  $       108,000  $           54,000  $             54,000
10 Jared Cannonier  $       104,000  $           52,000  $             52,000

 

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