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UFC 196 salaries: McGregor tops 1 million, Diaz – Holm bank $500K

UFC 196 salaries

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.

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