UFC 194 salary report – Conor McGregor rolling in the dough

Last week had an exciting week of fights with three consecutive UFC events on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Saturday’s UFC 194 payouts were released with the new UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor topping the list of paid fighters.

UFC 194 payouts included:

Conor McGregor: $500,000 (no win bonus) def. Jose Aldo: $400,000

Luke Rockhold: $160,000 (includes $80,000 win bonus) def. Chris Weidman: $275,000

Yoel Romero: $150,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus) def. Ronaldo Souza: $135,000

Demian Maia: $156,000 (includes $78,000 win bonus) def. Gunnar Nelson: $75,000

Max Holloway: $90,000 (includes $45,000 win bonus) def. Jeremy Stephens: $43,000

Urijah Faber: $300,000 (includes $150,000 win bonus) def. Frankie Saenz: $20,000

Tecia Torres: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger: $10,000

Warlley Alves: $42,000 (includes $21,000 win bonus) def. Colby Covington: $18,000

Leonardo Santos: $40,000 (includes $20,o00 win bonus) def. Kevin Lee: $21,000

Magomed Mustafaev: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Joe Proctor: $13,000

Yancy Medeiros: $42,000 (includes $21,000 win bonus) def. John Makdessi: $30,000

Court McGee: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus) def. Marcio Alexandre Jr.: $12,000

The total disclosed payout for UFC 194 was $2,568,000.

These figures do not include deductions for items such as licenses, insurance, and taxes. In addition, the figures do not include sponsor pay, such as the official UFC-Reebok sponsorship program. They also do not include any other “locker room” or special discretionary bonuses the UFC oftentimes pays to their fighters.

Conor McGregor and Leo Santos took an additional $50,000 “Performance of the Night” bonus home while Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman each took home a $50,000 “Fight of the Night” bonus.