Top Ten Earning Featherweights

Top Ten Earning Featherweights

MMA Manifesto

Top Ten Earning Featherweights

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Apr 21, 2018; Atlantic City, NJ, USA; Frankie Edgar (red gloves) fights Cub Swanson (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

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

Figures represent a fighter’s payout per fight

(updated after UFC 232)

 

Top Ten Earning Featherweights

Total Show Win Bonus
1 Frankie Edgar*  $   400,000  $   200,000  $  200,000
2 Max Holloway*  $   350,000  $   350,000
3 Brian Ortega*  $   250,000  $   250,000  $          –
4 Gilbert Melendez  $   200,000  $   200,000  $          –
4 Jose Aldo*  $   200,000  $   100,000  $  100,000
6 Chad Mendes  $   174,000  $     87,000  $    87,000
7 Cub Swanson  $   130,000  $     90,000  $    40,000
7 Jeremy Stephens*  $   130,000  $     65,000  $    65,000
9 Alexander Volkanovski  $   125,000  $     65,000  $    60,000
10 Darren Elkins*  $   122,000  $     61,000  $    61,000

 

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