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Top Ten Earning Flyweights

 


(Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

We continue our examination of fighter pay in each weight class with a look at one of the UFC’s newest weight classes, the flyweights..  With the UFC just introducing the 125-pound division last year, the purse levels for the fighters are still rather low while the division continues to mature.

(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: Lineker vs Dodson

 

Top Ten Earning Flyweights

Total Show Win Bonus
1 Demetrious Johnson  $195,000  $135,000  $    60,000
2 Henry Cejudo  $120,000  $  60,000  $    60,000
3 Joseph Benavidez  $118,000  $  59,000  $    59,000
4 Louis Smolka  $  64,000  $  32,000  $    32,000
5 Zach Makovsky  $  58,000  $  29,000  $    29,000
6 John Moraga  $  56,000  $  28,000  $    28,000
7 Kyoji Horiguchi*  $  52,000  $  26,000  $    26,000
8 Wilson Reis  $  50,000  $  25,000  $    25,000
9 Sergio Pettis  $  48,000  $  24,000  $    24,000
10 Dustin Ortiz*  $  36,000  $  18,000  $    18,000
10 Ray Borg  $  36,000  $  18,000  $    18,000

 

Other weight classes:

Women’s
Bantamweights
Featherweights
Lightweights
Welterweights
Middleweights
Light Heavyweights
Heavyweights

 

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