UFC 229 Salaries Revealed: Conor McGregor leads payroll

Conor McGregor

The fighters salaries for Saturday night’s UFC 229 pay-per-view event have been revealed and not surprisingly former “champ champ” Conor McGregor leads the company payroll.

The Irish superstar recently told reporters that he expects to make around $50 million for his UFC 229 fight tomorrow night against current UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.

However, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Conor McGregor (21-3 MMA) will actually pocket a flat $3 million when he squares off with the undefeated Khaib Nurmagomedov (26-0 MMA) tomorrow night in Las Vegas.

According the NSAC’s report, “The Eagle” will take home $2 million win or lose for his efforts.

The bitter rivals, Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov, engaged in an intense staredown at the UFC 229 weigh ins which resulted in a brief scuffle.

The two will finally settle the score under the bright lights of T-Mobile Arena October 6 in Las Vegas.

You can find all of the disclosed fighter payouts for Saturday’s UFC 229 card below:

Khabib Nurmagomedov: $2 million (no win bonus)
vs. Conor McGregor: $3 million (no win bonus)

Tony Ferguson: $150,000 to show ($5,000 to win)
vs Anthony Pettis: $145,000 to show ($145,000 to win)

Ovince Saint Preux: $86,000 to show ($86,000 to win)
vs. Dominick Reyes: $45,000 to show ($45,000 to win)

Derrick Lewis: $135,000 to show ($135,000 to win)
vs. Alexander Volkov: $75,000 to show ($75,000 to win)

Michelle Waterson: $50,000 to show ($50,000 to win)
vs. Felice Herrig: $40,000 to show ($40,000 to win)

Sergio Pettis: $46,000 to show ($46,000 to win)
vs. Jussier Silva: $43,000 to show ($43,000 to win)

Vicente Luque: $38,000 to show ($38,000 to win)
vs. Jalin Turner: $10,000 to show ($10,000 to win)

Aspen Ladd: $12,000 to show ($12,000 to win)
vs. Tonya Evinger: $30,000 to show ($30,000 to win)

Scott Holtzman: $30,000 to show ($30,000 to win)
vs. Alan Patrick: $30,000 to show ($30,000 to win)

Lina Lansberg: $20,000 to show ($20,000 to win)
vs. Yana Kunitskaya: $25,000 to show ($25,000 to win)

Grey Maynard: $54,000 to show ($54,000 to win)
vs. Nik Lentz: $50,000 to show ($50,000 to win)

Ryan LaFlare: $33,000 to show ($33,000 to win)
vs. Tony Martin: $28,000 to show ($28,000 to win)

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