Conor McGregor has made huge earnings from his return to the Octagon at UFC 246. The Notorious took home $3 million fight purse after his win against Donald Cerrone while his opponent Cowboy received $200,000.
The former lightweight champion also earned $50,000 more from the performance-related bonuses. Making his return to the Octagon after 15 months hiatus, the Irishman knocked out Donald inside the first 40 seconds.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the paycheck of the fighters that took part in UFC 246 and the co-main event winner Holly Holm made $200,000- the same amount as the Cowboy.
All Fighters Salaries:
Conor McGregor: $3,050,000 - $3 million flat, no win bonus, plus $50,000 for Performance of the Night
Donald Cerrone: $200,000
Holly Holm: $200,000 - $150,000 to show, $50,000 to win
Raquel Pennington: $63,000
Aleskei Oleinik: $200,000 - $75,000 to show, $75,000 to win plus $50,000 for Performance of the Night
Maurice Greene: $30,000
Brian Kelleher: $96,000 - $23,000 to show, $23,000 to win plus $50,000 for 'Performance of the Night
Ode Osbourne: $10,000
Anthony Pettis: $155,000
Carlos Diego Ferreira: $150,000 - $50,000 to show, $50,000 to win plus $50,000 for Performance of the Night
Roxanne Modafferi: $62,000 - $31,000 to show, $31,000 to win
Maycee Barber: $29,000
Andre Fili: $55,000
Sodiq Yusuff: $54,000 - $27,000 to show, $27,000 to win
Tim Elliott: $31,000
Askar Askarov: $20,000 - $10,000 to show, $10,000 to win
Drew Dober: $160,000 - $55,000 to show, $55,000 to win plus $50,000 for Performance of the Night
Nasrat Haqparast: $25,000
Aleksa Camur: $20,000 - $10,000 to show, $10,000 to win
Justin Ledet: $20,000
Sabina Mazo: $24,000 - $12,000 to show, $12,000 to win
JJ Aldrich: $30,000
Claudia Gadelha: $54,000 (issued show money after bout with Alexa Grasso was cancelled)
Other information such as discretionary bonuses, pay-per-view revenue and sponsorship deals outside of the UFC are not included in the breakdown.