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Top Ten Earning Welterweights

 

 

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

Figures represent a fighter’s payout per fight

(updated after UFC 214)

 

Top Ten Earning Welterweights

Total Show Win Bonus
1 Nate Diaz  $     2,000,000  $        2,000,000  $              –
2 Stephen Thompson  $        560,000  $          380,000  $     180,000
3 CM Punk  $        500,000  $          500,000  $              –
3 Tyron Woodley  $        500,000  $          500,000
5 Donald Cerrone  $        310,000  $          155,000  $     155,000
6 Robbie Lawler  $        300,000  $          200,000  $     100,000
7 Demain Maia  $        220,000  $          110,000  $     110,000
8 Gunnar Nelson*  $        158,000  $            79,000  $       79,000
9 Jake Ellenberger  $        156,000  $            78,000  $       78,000
10 Matt Brown  $        146,000  $            73,000  $       73,000


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