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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 211)

 

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 Robbie Lawler  $        500,000  $          500,000  $              –
3 Tyron Woodley  $        500,000  $          400,000  $     100,000
6 Donald Cerrone*  $        176,000  $            88,000  $       88,000
7 Demain Maia*  $        168,000  $            84,000  $       84,000
8 Jake Ellenberger  $        156,000  $            78,000  $       78,000
9 Gunnar Nelson*  $        154,000  $            77,000  $       77,000
10 Matt Brown  $        146,000  $            73,000  $       73,000


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