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Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015

UFC FN 59: Conor McGregor Tops Disclosed Salaries

Conor McGregor (photo via UFC.com)

By FCF Staff

Conor McGregor was tapped to headline UFC Fight Night 59 on Saturday, and thanks to his win over Dennis Siver, the rising featherweight led the card’s disclosed payroll.

McGregor scored a second round, stoppage win over Siver at the January 18th card, which was hosted by Boston’s TD Garden Arena.

According to multiple reports, the Massachusetts State Athletic Commission has released the salary figures for the event, and McGregor collected $170,000 in total for the victory. Siver, meanwhile, was paid $39,000.

Here are the salaries that were disclosed to the Massachusetts Commission by the UFC. The figures do not include any additional money a fighter may have earned through sponsorships or other types of performance bonuses.

Conor McGregor: $170,000 (includes $85,000 win bonus)

def. Dennis Siver: $39,000

Donald Cerrone: $146,000 ($73,000 win bonus)

def. Benson Henderson: $48,000

Uriah Hall: $28,000 ($14,000 win bonus)

def. Ron Stallings: $10,000

Gleison Tibau: $90,000 ($45,000 win bonus)

def. Norman Parke: $20,000

Cathal Pendred: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)

def. Sean Spencer: $14,000

Lorenz Larkin: $56,000 ($28,000 win bonus)

def. John Howard: $21,000

Chris Wade: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)

def. Zhang Lipeng: $15,000

Patrick Holohan: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)

def. Shane Howell: $8,000

Johnny Case: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)

def. Frankie Perez: $8,000

Charles Rosa: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)

def. Sean Soriano: $8,000

Sean O’Connell: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)

def. Matt Van Buren: $10,000

Joby Sanchez: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)

def. Tateki Matsuda: $8,000


posted by FCF Staff @ 4:39 pm
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