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  • 3 days ago
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It sounds like Ronda Rousey, surprisingly, will be getting less guaranteed cash than her opponent on Saturday night. Of course, that's before PPV points factor in. Fans are often cautioned, when UFC salaries are reported, that the numbers put on paper may not reflect the amount that fighters are actually going to pocket. Whether it's locker room bonuses, PPV points, or sponsorship dollars, MMA salaries are always something of a mystery, even when we have the official athletic commission numbers read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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UFC Octagon girl Arianny Celeste isn’t one to sit quietly, even when getting called out by the baddest woman walking the planet. During Wednesday’s UFC 184 media event, per MMA Fighting, Ronda Rousey, the reigning women’s bantamweight champ, voiced her opinion on the hot topic of fighter compensation. Rousey’s problem isn’t with her own bank account. Being a UFC champ and the face of women’s MMA comes with a lofty monetary perch that she deeply appreciates. Rousey’s problem lies with the payment read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC Boston scored big ratings, making it the most viewed Fight Night since 2009. Conor McGregor tops salary list with $170K purse (includes win bonus). For those that have lost faith in the UFC's ability to create superstars, you can start believing again. Conor McGregor, no matter what you may think of him, or how deserved or undeserved his title shot may be, is a bonafide star. While the credit doesn't entirely rest with the Zuffa brain trust, they certainly lent a helping hand to his meteoric read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC 182 saw three fighters taking over $100,000 in disclosed salary, with champion Jon Jones leading the way. UFC 182 wasn't the most action-packed card from top to bottom, but the biggest fight of the night did deliver. It was also, unsurprisingly, where the lion's share of the disclosed salaries went. Out of the 1.3 million total divvied out to all the fighterss, main eventers Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier accounts for 590k of it. Two other fighters, Donald Cerrone and Hector Lombard, made more read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jon Jones earned a base salary of $500,000 for his unanimous decision victory in the main event of UFC 182. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Don't just talk about it ... be about it. It's common practice for an athlete such as a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter to air his or her grievances through media. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight Champion, Jose Aldo, is no different, going on record numerous times to publicly express his disapproval of comments from company president Dana White and, more recently, about the pay he and his colleagues receive (or lack thereof). Aldo, though, is planning on taking it one step fu read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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How much money does Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey make for her duties both inside and outside the Octagon? None of your goddamn business. Unfortunately for "Rowdy," who believes her "comfortable" earnings are private, most stateside athletic commissions disclose fight purses for each event. For example, Rousey's destruction of Alexis Davis back in July pulled in $120,000 ($60,000 to show, $60,000 to win). But that doesn't include undisclosed bonu read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White lied when he said Quinton Jackson made $15 million in five years with ZUFFA. That's according to "Rampage," who insists he could not retire on the money he earned fighting inside the Octagon. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Conor McGregor turned heads with his first round stoppage of Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, but it was his $150,000 disclosed salary that made some of his colleagues do a double take. Quite a few fighters wondered aloud why a relative newcomer was earning a higher purse than established, 15 UFC-fight veteran Donald Cerrone. Cerrone, who served as the co-main event at UFC 178, earned a base salary of $63,000 with an additional $63,000 win bonus for a total of $126,000. With show and win money slotted read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Retraction! Soft-spoken Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight Champion, Renan Barao, revealed last week that he was unhappy with his current contract primarily because he felt like he was going above and beyond the call of duty. Indeed, "The Baron" stepped up to help save UFC 173 when Middleweight contemporary Chris Weidman was forced to bow out with an injury. But, what seemingly really stung was that two-time bantamweight title challenger, Urijah Faber -- who was his UFC 169 main e read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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The Brazilian said his answer was misunderstood when asked about his money to fight and he won't discuss his contract again with the media. Renan Barao sent today a statement to Combate.com trying to solve a misunderstanding with UFC president Dana White. The UFC bantamweight champion said that he didn't want to act like he was saving the UFC 173 and it isn't up to him tell how much money Urijah Faber should earn to fight. After reading news of my quotes in media, I would like to say that I have read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Former UFC lightweight talent Tyson Griffin took home $16,000 for his unanimous decision victory over “TUF” Season 8 winner Efrain Escudero ($5,000) in the Resurrection Fighting Alliance 4 main event on Friday night. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The Ohio Athletic Commission on Monday released the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix: Barnett vs. Kharitonov fighter salary payouts to MMAWeekly.com. Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday released the Superior Cage Combat 2 fighter salary payouts to MMAWeekly.com. SCC 2 took place Saturday, Aug. 20, at The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. Read More >> read news >>

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