UFC 196: Conor McGregor Leads Salaries With $1,000,000 Payout
By FCF Staff
The UFC’s first, publicly disclosed million dollar purse was given to Conor McGregor this past weekend, following his loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 196.
The event went down at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, and the Nevada Commission has released the disclosed salaries for the card.
According to the figures that were sent to them by the UFC, McGregor was paid $1,000,000 for the bout. Diaz, who won the fight via submission in the second round, made $500,000.
Here are the pay-outs that have been released by the Nevada Commission. The figures do not include any additional revenue a fighter may have earned via pay-per-view dividends or performance bonuses.
Nate Diaz: $500,000
def. Conor McGregor: $1,000,000
Miesha Tate: $92,000 (includes $46,000 win bonus)
def. Holly Holm: $500,000
Ilir Latifi: $50,000 ($25,000 win bonus)
def. Gian Villante: $36,000
Corey Anderson: $40,000 ($20,000 win bonus)
def. Tom Lawlor: $28,000
Amanda Nunes: $56,000 ($28,000 win bonus)
def. Valentina Shevchenko: $14,000
Siyar Bahadurzada: $38,000 ($19,000 win bonus)
def. Brandon Thatch: $22,000
Nordine Taleb: $30,000 ( $15,000 win bonus)
def. Erick Silva: $34,000
Vitor Miranda: $32,000 ( $16,000 win bonus)
def. Marcelo Guimaraes: $13,000
Darren Elkins: $74,000 ($37,000 win bonus)
def. Chas Skelly: $21,000
Diego Sanchez: $150,000 ($75,000 win bonus)
def. Jim Miller: $59,000
Jason Saggo: $20,000 ( $10,000 win bonus)
def. Justin Salas: $16,000
Teruto Ishihara: $34,000 ( $17,000 win bonus)
def. Julian Erosa: $12,000