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Top Ten Earning Lightweights

Top Ten Earning Lightweights

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Top Ten Earning Lightweights

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Oct 6, 2018; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Khabib Nurmagomedov (red gloves) fights Conor McGregor (blue gloves) during UFC 229 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

(updated after UFC Rochester)

 

Top Ten Earning Lightweights

Total Show Win Bonus
1 Khabib Nurmagomedov  $     2,000,000  $     2,000,000  $                    –
2 Donald Cerrone*  $       340,000  $        170,000  $            170,000
3 B.J. Penn  $       300,000  $        150,000  $            150,000
4 Dustin Poirier  $       250,000  $        250,000  $                    –
5 Justin Gaethje*  $       240,000  $        120,000  $            120,000
6 Charles Oliveira*  $       200,000  $        100,000  $            100,000
7 Jim Miller  $       180,000  $          90,000  $              90,000
8 Tony Ferguson  $       155,000  $        150,000  $               5,000
9 Dan Hooker  $       150,000  $          75,000  $              75,000
9 Edson Barboza*  $       150,000  $          75,000  $              75,000

 


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