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UFC 202 Fighter Salaries Include $3 Million for Conor McGregor

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UFC 202 Fighter Salaries Include $3 Million for Conor McGregor

No matter the outcome of their fight at UFC 202 on Saturday night, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor‘s bank accounts will come out victorious.

The Nevada Athletic Commission on Saturday disclosed that McGregor, win or lose, would top the UFC 202 fighter payroll with a salary of $3 million, while Diaz was right behind him at $2 million.

McGregor’s disclosed payday returns him to the highest paid slot in UFC history. He was the first to get a disclosed $1 million payday, but Brock Lesnar briefly surpassed him at UFC 200 with a salary of $2.5 million.

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The NAC disclosed salaries don’t include other incentives, such as pay-per-view points, locker room bonuses, sponsorships, and the like.

The remainder of UFC 202 main card will be paid as follows (show money/win money):

Anthony Johnson ($135,000/$135,000) vs. Glover Teixeira ($65,000/$65,000)

Donald Cerrone ($85,000/$85,000) vs. Rick Story ($41,000/$41,000)

Hyun Gyu Lim ($18,000/$18,000) vs. Mike Perry ($10,000/$10,000)

Tim Means ($31,000/$31,000) vs. Sabah Homasi ($12,000/$12,000)

The full UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 fighter salaries will be released on Monday.

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