UFC 202 fighter payouts for those athletes competing at the "Diaz vs. McGregor 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event last weekend (Sat., Aug. 20, 2016) from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, were released yesterday by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC).
As previously reported, UFC welterweight attraction Conor McGregor broke the bank -- and set a UFC record -- with a whopping $3 million payout. Not bad for 25 minutes of actual fighting. Also taking home the big bucks was light heavyweight smasher Anthony Johnson, who raked in $270,000 for ruining Glover Teixeira.
That's not all.
Here is the complete list of UFC 202 payouts and salaries (via MMA Junkie):
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
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 200 was $6,106,000.
Keep in mind the salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, Reebok sponsorships (see those figures here), percentages and other unofficial payments. It also does not include deductions for expenses such as insurance, taxes, etc.
For example, the promotion often hands out extra cash for "Fight of the Night" and "Performance of the Night" bonuses. To check out these figures for "Diaz vs. McGregor 2" click here.
For complete UFC 202 results and blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action click here.