UFC Fight Night 59 Fighter Salaries: McGregor and Cerrone Top $800,000-Plus Payroll

Conor McGregor kept his hype train on track in a special Sunday UFC Fight Night in Boston, bloodying Dennis Siver en route to a second-round TKO stoppage. The victory sets up a challenge of featherweight champion Jose Aldo, likely at UFC 187 on Memorial Day weekend in Las Vegas.

Fighting for the second time in two weeks, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone escaped with a decision victory over Benson Henderson in the night’s co-main event.

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Conor McGregor and Donald CerroneNot surprisingly, McGregor and Cerrone were the top two earners on the fight card, McGregor taking home $170,000 in disclosed pay, while Cerrone followed with $146,000 on the $831,000 payroll.

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Athletic Commission on Wednesday revealed the full UFC Fight Night 59: McGregor vs. Siver fighter salaries to MMAWeekly.com. The event took place on Sunday, Jan. 18, at the TD Garden in Boston.

UFC Fight Night 59 Fighter Salaries

Conor McGregor: $170,000 (includes $85,000 win bonus)
def. Dennis Siver: $39,000

Donald Cerrone: $146,000 (includes $73,000 win bonus)
def. Benson Henderson: $48,000

Uriah Hall: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
def. Ron Stallings: $10,000

Gleison Tibau: $90,000 (includes $45,000 win bonus)
def. Norman Parke: $20,000

Cathal Pendred: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Sean Spencer: $14,000

Lorenz Larkin: $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus)
def. John Howard: $21,000

Chris Wade: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Zhang Lipeng: $15,000

Patrick Holohan: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Shane Howell: $8,000

Johnny Case: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Frankie Perez: $8,000

Charles Rosa: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Sean Soriano: $8,000

Sean O’Connell: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Matt Van Buren: $10,000

Joby Sanchez: $16,000 (include $8,000 win bonus)
def. Tateki Matsuda: $8,000

UFC Fight Night 59 Disclosed Fighter Payroll: $831,000

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