UFC 202: McGregor vs. Diaz salaries

Monday August 22, 2016 UFC 202 took place on Saturday August 20, 2016 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The main card aired on pay-per-view while the prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.

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In the main event, featherweight champion Conor McGregor (20-3 MMA, 8-1 UFC) defeated Nate Diaz (19-11 MMA, 14-9 UFC) in a non-title welterweight bout winning by majority-decision (48-47, 47-47 and 48-47).

The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the following payouts to FightBookMMA. The entire card totaled $6,106,000 with McGregor and Diaz getting 82% of it. The other top earners included co-main event winner Anthony Johnson ($270,000) and main-card victor Donald Cerrone ($170,000).

Disclaimer: The figures don’t include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses and taxes. The figures do not include money paid by sponsors, including the official UFC Athlete Outfitting sponsorship program pay. They also do not include any other “locker room” or special discretionary bonuses the UFC oftentimes pays. They also do not include pay-per-view cuts that some top-level fighters receive.

UFC 202 payouts:

  • Conor McGregor: $3 million (no win bonus)
    def. Nate Diaz: $2 million
  • Anthony Johnson: $270,000 (includes $135,000 win bonus)
    def. Glover Teixeira: $65,000
  • Donald Cerrone: $170,000 (includes $85,000 win bonus)
    def. Rick Story: $41,000
  • Mike Perry: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
    def. Hyun Gyu Lim: $18,000
  • Tim Means: $62,000 (includes $31,000 win bonus)
    def. Sabah Homasi: $12,000
  • Cody Garbrandt: $54,000 (includes $27,000 win bonus)
    def. Takeya Mizugaki: $39,000
  • Raquel Pennington: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus)
    def. Elizabeth Phillips: $12,000
  • Artem Lobov: $26,000 (includes $13,000 win bonus)
    def. Chris Avila: $10,000
  • Cortney Casey: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
    def. Randa Markos: $14,000
  • Lorenz Larkin: $78,000 (includes $39,000 win bonus)
    def. Neil Magny: $47,000
  • Colby Covington: $42,000 (includes $21,000 win bonus)
    def. Max Griffin: $10,000
  • Marvin Vettori: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
    def. Alberto Uda: $10,000

By: Roberto Villa



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