Conor McGregor's career earnings

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Conor McGregor's career earnings

Post by Primetyme199 » Mon Dec 14, 2015 12:20 pm

For UFC fights only, does not include PPV money.


UFC on Fuel TV: Mousasi vs Latifi – Apr 6/13 – W (Brimage) – $76,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus, $60,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)*

UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs Sonnen – Aug 17/13 – W (Holloway) – $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus)

UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs Brandao – Jul 19/14 – W (Brandao) – $82,000 ($16,000 to show, $16,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)*

UFC 178 – Sept 27/14 – W (Poirier) – $200,000 ($75,000 to show, $75,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)

UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs Siver – Jan 18/15 – W (Siver) – $220,000 ($85,000 to show, $85,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)

UFC 189 – Jul 11/15 – W (Mendes) – $580,000 ($500,000 to show, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $30,000 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC 194 – Dec 12/15 – W (Aldo) – $590,000 ($500,000 to show, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $40,000 Reebok sponsorship)
Total Career Earnings: $1,772,000
The fighters he's beaten aren't even household names in their own household.

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Re: Conor McGregor's career earnings

Post by NoPropaganda 253 » Wed Dec 16, 2015 9:26 pm

Primetyme199 wrote:For UFC fights only, does not include PPV money.


UFC on Fuel TV: Mousasi vs Latifi – Apr 6/13 – W (Brimage) – $76,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus, $60,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)*

UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs Sonnen – Aug 17/13 – W (Holloway) – $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus)

UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs Brandao – Jul 19/14 – W (Brandao) – $82,000 ($16,000 to show, $16,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)*

UFC 178 – Sept 27/14 – W (Poirier) – $200,000 ($75,000 to show, $75,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)

UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs Siver – Jan 18/15 – W (Siver) – $220,000 ($85,000 to show, $85,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)

UFC 189 – Jul 11/15 – W (Mendes) – $580,000 ($500,000 to show, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $30,000 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC 194 – Dec 12/15 – W (Aldo) – $590,000 ($500,000 to show, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $40,000 Reebok sponsorship)
Total Career Earnings: $1,772,000
No dollars on the ppv?

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Re: Conor McGregor's career earnings

Post by Primetyme199 » Thu Dec 17, 2015 11:29 am

That isn't declared to the commission so they don't have access to it. Also they get paid more bonus money backstage that isn't and doesn't have to be declared to the commission so that menu is never reported either.

I posted the formula a while ago on what the scale is. I'll have to look for it and go from there. I know GSP used to get 400k in his salary but he said after the PPV's he would be making 4-5 million per show.


These are old numbers so I'm pretty sure they have changed.

For combined Pay-Per-View Provider buys purchased within thirty (30) days of the live event, Fighter shall receive One dollar ($1.00) for each pay-per-view buy between 200,000 buys and 400,000 buys; and Two dollars ($2.00) for each pay-per-view buy between 400,000 buys and 600,000 buys; and Two dollars and Fifty Cents ($2.50) for each pay-per-view buy over 600,000 buys.

*By way of example only, if such an applicable event were to generate 900,000 combined iN DEMAND, DirecTV, and Echostar, pay-per-view buys, Fighter would receive a pay-per-view Bonus of $1,350,000, which would represent $200,000 for applicable buys between 200,000 and 400,000 ($1 x 200,000 buys), $400,000 for applicable buys between 400,000 and 600,000 ($2.00 x 200,000 buys) and $750,000 for applicable buys between 600,000 and 900,000 ($2.50 x 300,000).
The fighters he's beaten aren't even household names in their own household.

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Re: Conor McGregor's career earnings

Post by Primetyme199 » Thu Dec 17, 2015 12:26 pm

Not counting this last PPV, because the numbers aren't out he has been in 2 previous PPV's.

With the above figures:

UFC 178 he made 200k

UFC 189 he made 1,350,000
The fighters he's beaten aren't even household names in their own household.

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Re: Conor McGregor's career earnings

Post by NoPropaganda 253 » Thu Dec 17, 2015 12:59 pm

Primetyme199 wrote:That isn't declared to the commission so they don't have access to it. Also they get paid more bonus money backstage that isn't and doesn't have to be declared to the commission so that menu is never reported either.

I posted the formula a while ago on what the scale is. I'll have to look for it and go from there. I know GSP used to get 400k in his salary but he said after the PPV's he would be making 4-5 million per show.


These are old numbers so I'm pretty sure they have changed.

For combined Pay-Per-View Provider buys purchased within thirty (30) days of the live event, Fighter shall receive One dollar ($1.00) for each pay-per-view buy between 200,000 buys and 400,000 buys; and Two dollars ($2.00) for each pay-per-view buy between 400,000 buys and 600,000 buys; and Two dollars and Fifty Cents ($2.50) for each pay-per-view buy over 600,000 buys.

*By way of example only, if such an applicable event were to generate 900,000 combined iN DEMAND, DirecTV, and Echostar, pay-per-view buys, Fighter would receive a pay-per-view Bonus of $1,350,000, which would represent $200,000 for applicable buys between 200,000 and 400,000 ($1 x 200,000 buys), $400,000 for applicable buys between 400,000 and 600,000 ($2.00 x 200,000 buys) and $750,000 for applicable buys between 600,000 and 900,000 ($2.50 x 300,000).
Got it. I wonder if these numbers only apply to fighter's featured in Main Event/Co-Main Event and if the combatants are splitting total if so. At least they are creative with the back end in the fighters favor. Those Fratellis are still getting over imo. Thanks for the info Prime.

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Re: Conor McGregor's career earnings

Post by Primetyme199 » Thu Dec 17, 2015 1:07 pm

Not every fighter gets the PPV money.
The fighters he's beaten aren't even household names in their own household.

"Never shall innocent blood be shed. Yet the blood of the wicked shall flow like a river. The three shall spread their blackened wings and be the vengeful striking hammer of god."

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