Estimated pay for Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier at UFC 264/
When Conor McGregor headlines a UFC card, the cash appears to fly. And it ought to come as no shock the identical appears to ring true for UFC 264, which he headlined together with his trilogy bout in opposition to Dustin Poirier, which Poirier gained after McGregor broke his leg following one spherical.
UFC 264 has confirmed to be a significant success for the MMA promotion. Per UFC President Dana White on the post-fight press convention, 20,062 folks packed the T-Cell Enviornment in Las Vegas for a gate of about $16.7 million — the second-highest in UFC historical past. The 1.8 million buys the pay-per-view occasion obtained additionally marks the second-highest for the UFC.
These numbers imply McGregor and Poirier fairly probably earned huge paydays. Sadly, we gained’t know the true numbers, because the Nevada State Athletic Fee (NSAC) decided final yr to not disclose a fighter’s pay.
MMA Salaries, nonetheless, has detailed estimated payouts for each males (together with the remainder of the UFC 264 fighters) based mostly on earlier struggle contracts, traits and drawing energy.
How a lot did Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier make for his or her UFC 264 primary occasion trilogy bout?
All in all, the positioning initiatives McGregor to have earned simply over $23 million for the struggle, whereas Poirier earned simply over $5 million, assuming a flat base wage.
McGregor is estimated to have a base wage of about $5 million, whereas Poirier’s is at $1.5 million. Neither primary occasion fighter (as was once the usual in earlier fighter pay disclosements) was given a win bonus — nor did both earn any of the post-fight bonuses White palms out.
Whereas MMA Salaries initiatives the usual pay-per-view factors for Poirier, the positioning estimates McGregor obtained 5 instances as a lot, giving Poirier a further $3.6 million and McGregor a further $18 million for the pay-per-view purchases.
McGregor will get $11,000 in sponsorship cash added in. Poirier will get $21,000 of this cash.
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