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Conor McGregor plus three of the four combatants in the main and co-main events at UFC 178 were the highest salaried fighters on the payroll. The UFC 178 salaries are out, and the flyweight champion is your highest earner. Demetrious Johnson netted $183,000 (including a $54,000 win bonus) for his submission win over Chris Cariaso, who pocketed $24,000. Eddie Alvarez earns a $100,000 base pay in his UFC debut, which is higher than his initial $70k/$70k salary the UFC planned to start him with las read news >>

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Dustin Poirier is without question a world-class fighter and contender at 145 pounds, but at UFC 178, he ran into a hype train that never had any intention of slowing down. Hype is a word commonly attached to success without comprehension. Despite only having three fights in the UFC, Conor McGregor still entered the cage as a prohibitive favorite over Poirier, a proven veteran. If names weren’t attached, one would certainly confuse McGregor as a longtime superstar defending his position in the d read news >>

  • 13 hours ago
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Some fight fans say UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is one of the most overlooked fighters in the promotion, but his check from UFC 178 says otherwise. Mighty Mouse walked home with a cool $183,000 after his second-round submission victory over Chris Cariaso in UFC 178's headliner Saturday night, as Sherdog reported. Johnson earned $129,000 to show up and was awarded an additional $54,000 for the win. Meanwhile, featherweight contender Conor McGregor wasn't far behind, taking home a he read news >>

  • 14 hours ago
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"The Dominator" made the biggest leap, going from No. 10 all the way to No. 2 after dismantling Takeya Mizugaki in a little over a minute. The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following the UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event event from last Saturday (Sept. 27, 2014), which took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Full results here. Conor McGregor continued his rise in the Featherweight rankings, stealing Dustin Poirier's No. 5 spot afte read news >>

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New Official UFC Rankings are out. Dominick Cruz moves up eight spots to No. 2 in the bantamweight division, while Irish sensation Conor McGregor takes Dustin Poirier's No. 5 spot. read news >>

  • 16 hours ago
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How has UFC featherweight Conor McGregor so quickly become a force in the UFC? MMAjunkie’s Ben Fowlkes discusses the fiery Irish featherweight’s blueprint to MMA notoriety.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 19 hours ago
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Conor McGregor may not have topped the bill at UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso, but he certainly stole the show, and finished second on the disclosed payroll. read news >>

  • 19 hours ago
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If time is money, then Conor McGregor did pretty well for himself at UFC 178. The Irish featherweight sensation earned a little over $1,415 per second in purse winnings alone in just his fourth UFC fight, cashing in a $150,000 check for his sub two-minute victory over Dustin Poirier on the night's pay-per-view card, according to information released to MMAFighting.com by the Nevada Athletic Commission. Throughout weeks of pre-fight hype, McGregor predicted he would knock out Poirier inside the f read news >>

  • 19 hours ago
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UFC 178 is in the books and payouts and salaries are in the checkbooks. Here's a complete list of last Saturday night's (Sept. 27, 2014) earnings for all the fighters competing at the "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV) event in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC 178 fighter payouts for those athletes competing at the "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV) event last weekend (Sat., Sept. 27, 2014) from inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, were released earlier today by the Nevada State Athleti read news >>

  • 20 hours ago
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UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson earned an event-high $183,000 purse for his title defense against Chris Cariaso at UFC 178. read news >>

  • 20 hours ago
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Demetrious Johnson ($183,000) and Conor McGregor ($150,000) were the top earners at this past weekend’s UFC 178 event.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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