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Top Ten Earning Lightweights
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 12: Conor McGregor of Ireland celebrates his KO victory over Eddie Alvarez of the United States in their lightweight championship bout during the UFC 205 event at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images )
NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 12: Conor McGregor of Ireland celebrates his KO victory over Eddie Alvarez of the United States in their lightweight championship bout during the UFC 205 event at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images )

 

(Updated after UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs Penn)

 

Top Ten Earning Lightweights

 

Total Show Win Bonus
1 Conor McGregor*  $     3,500,000  $     3,500,000  $                    –
2 Eddie Alvarez  $       500,000  $        500,000  $                    –
3 Gilbert Melendez  $       200,000  $        200,000  $                    –
4 Diego Sanchez  $       160,000  $          80,000  $              80,000
5 Jim Miller*  $       122,000  $          61,000  $              61,000
6 Joe Lauzon  $       116,000  $          58,000  $              58,000
7 Dustin Poirier*  $       114,000  $          57,000  $              57,000
8 Takanori Gomi  $       110,000  $          55,000  $              55,000
9 Ross Pearson*  $       108,000  $          54,000  $              54,000
9 Tony Ferguson*  $       108,000  $          54,000  $              54,000


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