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Top Ten Earning Light Heavyweights

Top Ten Earning Light Heavyweights

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Top Ten Earning Light Heavyweights

Jul 22, 2018; Hamburg,Germany; Mauricio Rua (red gloves) fights Anthony Smith (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at BarclayCard Arena. Mandatory Credit: Per Haljestam-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: Shogun vs Smith)

 

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*  $       265,000  $         195,000  $             70,000
4 Jimi Manuwa*  $       240,000  $         120,000  $            120,000
5 Ovince Saint Preux*  $       166,000  $           83,000  $             83,000
6 Glover Teixeira*  $       150,000  $           75,000  $             75,000
6 Ryan Bader (Bellator)  $       150,000  $         150,000  $                    –
8 Gokhan Saki  $       140,000  $           85,000  $             55,000
9 Phil Davis (Bellator)  $       130,000  $           65,000  $             65,000
10 Jared Cannonier*  $       104,000  $           52,000  $             52,000

 

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