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CM Punk and Alistair Overeem

CM Punk Nets Huge Payday in Debut, but Alis...

Sep 12, 201617 Comments771 Views

Two losing fighters were at the top of the UFC 203 payroll. Alistair Overeem sat at the top, while CM Punk had the third leading

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UFC 202 Fighter Salaries Include $3 Million...

Aug 20, 20163 Comments1286 Views

The UFC 202 fighter salaries are setting all-time highs with Conor McGregor earning $3 million, and Nate Diaz not far behind.

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UFC 201 Fighter Salaries: Robbie Lawler Top...

Aug 02, 20165 Comments899 Views

Robbie Lawler lost the welterweight title at UFC 201, but he still topped the disclosed UFC 201 fighter payroll.

Dan Henderson

UFC 199 Fighter Salaries: Dan Henderson Pul...

Jun 06, 2016Comments off1564 Views

Michael Bisping realized his dream on Saturday night, winning the middleweight championship at UFC 199, but Dan Henderson stood atop the payroll.

Jeremy Stephens

UFC Fight Night 88 Fighter Salaries: Jeremy...

May 31, 2016Comments off990 Views

Cody Garbrandt solidified his spot in the UFC bantamweight division by toppling Thomas Almeida at UFC Fight Night 88, but Jeremy Stephens sat atop the

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Bellator 154 Fighter Salaries: Phil Davis a...

May 17, 2016Comments off1592 Views

Phil Davis won the fight at Bellator 154 on Saturday night, but it was a draw on the payroll.

Jon Jones - UFC 197

Jon Jones Sits Atop UFC 197 Fighter Salarie...

Apr 25, 2016Comments off1320 Views

Jon Jones' interim UFC light heavyweight champion victory over Ovince Saint Preux put him firmly atop the UFC 197 fighter payroll.

Rashad Evans

UFC on FOX 19 Fighter Salaries: Rashad Evan...

Apr 18, 2016Comments off1323 Views

Glover Teixiera may have scored a first-round knockout at UFC on FOX 19, but the man he KO'd, Rashad Evans, topped the fighter payroll.

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WSOF 30 Fighter Salaries: Champ David Branc...

Apr 05, 2016Comments off858 Views

WSOF middleweight and light heavyweight champion David Branch's pay dwarfed the rest of the WSOF 30 fight card.

Roxanne Modafferi

Invicta FC 16 Fighter Salaries: Roxanne Mod...

Mar 14, 2016Comments off1522 Views

On Monday, the Nevada Athletic Commission released the fighter salaries stemming from Invicta FC 16: Hamasaki vs. Brown which took place on March 11 in

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UFC 196 Fighter Salaries: Nate Diaz Won the...

Mar 06, 2016Comments off2534 Views

Nate Diaz may have won the fight at UFC 196, but Conor McGregor was the fighter that won at the bank.

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Conor McGregor is the UFC’s First Mil...

Mar 05, 2016Comments off1013 Views

Win or lose, featherweight champion Conor McGregor is poised to become the UFC's first $1 million man when he steps in the Octagon with Nate

Travis Browne

UFC Fight Night 81 Fighter Salaries: Travis...

Feb 05, 2016Comments off1458 Views

Dominick Cruz may have won back the bantamweight belt that he never lost when he defeated TJ Dillashaw, but that doesn’t mean he stood atop

Robbie Lawler - UFC 181

UFC 195 Fighter Salaries: Robbie Lawler Kee...

Jan 04, 2016Comments off1515 Views

Although opinions were split, as was the decision, welterweight champion Robbie Lawler retained his belt at UFC 195. He also topped the fighter payroll.

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UFC on FOX 17 Salaries: Alistair Overeem is...

Dec 22, 2015Comments off3205 Views

Rafael dos Anjos may have cemented his position as UFC lightweight champion with a first-round stoppage of Donald Cerrone, but he wasn’t the top earner

Jose Aldo vs Conor McGregor Prefight Faceoff

UFC 194 Fighter Salaries: McGregor and Aldo...

Dec 14, 2015Comments off4030 Views

Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo combined for one of the highest priced UFC main events on record.

Frankie Edgar TUF 22 Finale Press Conference

TUF 22 Finale Fighter Salaries: Frankie Edg...

Dec 14, 2015Comments off1992 Views

Frankie Edgar cemented his spot as the top featherweight contender at the TUF 22 Finale on Friday night, and he also topped the disclosed fighter

Sage Northcutt

UFC Fight Night 80 Fighter Salaries: Red-Ho...

Dec 14, 2015Comments off1860 Views

Rose Namajunas continued her climb back into title contention at UFC Fight Night 80, but didn’t top the disclosed fighter payroll. Sage Northcutt did.

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Bellator Dynamite 1 Fighter Salaries: Tito ...

Sep 23, 2015Comments off8483 Views

Tito Ortiz couldn't take the belt from Bellator champion Liam McGeary, but he took nearly half of the total disclosed fighter salary for Bellator’s first

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UFC Fight Night 71 Fighter Salaries: Frank ...

Jul 20, 2015Comments off3599 Views

Frank Mir continued his resurgence at UFC Fight Night 71 last Wednesday, and his hefty payday reflected the longevity of his career.

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UFC 189 Fighter Salaries: McGregor and Mend...

Jul 14, 2015Comments off5336 Views

UFC 189 headliners Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes collected $500,000 each in disclosed pay for their efforts on Saturday night.

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TUF 21 Finale Fighter Salaries: Jorge Masvi...

Jul 13, 2015Comments off1205 Views

Jorge Masvidal topped the $596,000 TUF 21 Finale fighter salaries on Sunday night in Las Vegas.

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UFC Fight Night 70 Fighter Salaries: Lyoto ...

Jun 29, 2015Comments off3411 Views

Lyoto Machida lost his UFC Fight Night 70 headlining bout to Yoel Romero on Saturday night, but he still came out on top of the

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Invicta FC 11 Fighter Salaries: Cris Cyborg...

Mar 05, 2015Comments off3655 Views

Cris “Cyborg” Justino spent less time in the cage than any other victor on the Invicta FC 11 fight card, but she took home double

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UFC 184 Fighter Salaries: Jake Ellenberger,...

Mar 02, 2015Comments off2032 Views

Jake Ellenberger, not Ronda Rousey, sits atop the disclosed UFC 184 fighter payroll numbers revealed by the California State Athletic Commission.

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UFC 183 Fighter Salaries: Silva and Diaz Ea...

Feb 02, 2015Comments off5540 Views

Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz accounted for more than half of the $2.182 million UFC 183 fighter payroll.

Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone

UFC Fight Night 59 Fighter Salaries: McGreg...

Jan 21, 2015Comments off3057 Views

Not surprisingly, Irish phenom Conor McGregor and streaking lightweight Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone topped the $800,000-plus UFC Boston fighter payroll.

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UFC 182 Fighter Salaries: Jon Jones Dwarfs ...

Jan 05, 2015Comments off6459 Views

Jon Jones not only took the victory over Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 on Saturday night, he took the largest chunk of the fighter payroll

Charles Oliveira and Carla Esparza

TUF 20 Finale Fighter Salaries: Charles Oli...

Dec 15, 2014Comments off2394 Views

New UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza and co-main eventer Charles Oliveira topped the list of the TUF 20 Finale fighter salaries released to MMAWeekly.com.

Robbie Lawler - UFC 181

UFC 181 Fighter Salaries: Lawler, Pettis, a...

Dec 08, 2014Comments off3235 Views

Not surprisingly, new UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler topped the UFC 181 fighter salaries, but Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez were a close second.