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Top Ten Earning Light Heavyweights

too ten earning light heavyweights

We continue our examination of fighter pay in each weight class with a look at the light heavyweights. No surprise at the top of the list.

(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: Whittaker vs Brunson

 

Top Ten Earning Light Heavyweights

Total Show Win Bonus
1 Daniel Cormier  $          500,000  $         500,000  $              –
1 Jon Jones  $          500,000  $         500,000  $              –
3 Rashad Evans  $          300,000  $         150,000  $      150,000
3 Tito Ortiz (Bellator)  $          300,000  $         300,000  $              –
5 Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson  $          270,000  $         135,000  $      135,000
6 Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua*  $          255,000  $         185,000  $        70,000
7 Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson*  $          250,000  $         250,000  $              –
8 Antonio Rogerio Nogueira*  $          202,000  $         121,000  $        81,000
9 Glover Teixeira  $          130,000  $           65,000  $        65,000
9 Phil Davis (Bellator)  $          130,000  $           65,000  $        65,000

 

Other weight classes:

Flyweights
Bantamweights
Featherweights
Lightweights
Welterweights
Middleweights
Heavyweights
Women’s

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