According to the Nevada State Athletic Commission below are the official UFC 196 salaries. It should come as no surprise that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor topped the list with $1 million.
Co-headliner Nate Diaz and former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm came in at half a million dollars each.
Nate Diaz: $500,000 (no win bonus)
defeated Conor McGregor: $1,000,000
Miesha Tate: $92,000 (includes $46,000 win bonus)
defeated Holly Holm: $500,000
Ilir Latifi: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)
defeated Gian Villante: $36,000
Corey Anderson: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
defeated Tom Lawlor: $28,000
Amanda Nunes: $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus)
defeated Valentina Shevchenko: $14,000
Siyar Bahadurzada: $38,000 (includes $19,000 win bonus)
defeated Brandon Thatch: $22,000
Nordine Taleb: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
defeated Erick Silva: $34,000
Vitor Miranda: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)
defeated Marcelo Guimaraes: $13,000
Darren Elkins: $74,000 (includes $37,000 win bonus)
defeated Chas Skelly: $21,000
Diego Sanchez: $150,000 (includes $75,000 win bonus)
defeated Jim Miller: $59,000
Jason Saggo: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
defeated Justin Salas: $16,000
Teruto Ishihara: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)
defeated Julian Erosa: $12,000
These monetary figures do not any deductions and do not include money paid by sponsors, including the official Reedbok-UFC Athlete Outfitting sponsorship program pay. They also do not include pay-per-view incentives and or “Performance” bonuses.
Diaz and McGregor earned “Fight of the Night” awards while Diaz and Tate picked up “Performance of the Night” honors.