UFC 189 Salaries: Conor McGregor Tops Payroll For July PPV Event


Both Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes took home the biggest reported salaries for this past Saturday’s UFC 189 pay-per-view event, which took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Below are the reported fighter salaries for UFC 189, which as always, do not include the many unreported bonuses and other money paid to fighters:

Main Card:
– Conor McGregor ($500,000) def. Chad Mendes ($500,000)
– Robbie Lawler ($150,000 + $150,000 = $300,000) def. Rory MacDonald ($59,000)
– Jeremy Stephens ($32,000 + $40,000 = $72,000) def. Dennis Bermudez ($34,000)
– Gunnar Nelson ($29,000 + $29,000 = $58,000) def. Brandon Thatch ($22,000)
– Thomas Almeida ($12,000 + $12,000 = $24,000) def. Brad Pickett ($30,000)

Preliminary Card:
– Matt Brown ($46,000 + $46,000 = $92,000) def. Tim Means ($23,000)
– Alex Garcia ($15,000 + $15,000 = $30,000) def. Mike Swick ($48,000)
– John Howard ($21,000 + $21,000 = $42,000) def. Cathal Pendred ($10,000)
– Cody Garbrandt ($10,000 + $10,000 = $20,000) def. Henry Briones ($10,000)
– Louis Smolka ($15,000 + $15,000 = $30,000) def. Neil Seery ($15,000)
– Cody Pfister ($10,000 + $10,000 = $20,000) def. Yosdenis Cedeno ($13,000)

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