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Monday, Mar 07, 2016

UFC 196: Conor McGregor Leads Salaries With $1,000,000 Payout

Conor McGregor (photo via UFC)

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

posted by FCF Staff @ 2:46 pm
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