Conor McGregor has made a killing during his MMA career. After 13 fights with the UFC, Notorious has racked in over $20,000,000, and that is just the paydays for his fights.

His fight against Marcus Brimage on April 6th, 2013 earned him $76,000. That included an $8k winning bonus and $60k Knockout of the Night bonus.

McGregor’s next fight was against Max Holloway on August 17th, 2013 and earned him $24,000. That included a $12,000 win bonus as well.

He faced Diego Brandao in his first marquee fight on July 19th, 2014. That win earned him $82,000 which included a $16,000 bonus for winning, $50,000 for having the Performance of the Night.

September 27th, 2014 saw UFC 178 and McGregor’s first fight against Dustin Poirier, Conor McGregor earned $200,000 that included $75,000 show money, $75,000 win bonus, and a $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus.

UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs Siver on January 18th, 2015 saw McGregor win and clinch $220,000 in total. $85,000 show money, $85,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus.

UFC 189 took place on July 11th, 2015 where Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes landed Notorious $580,000. That included $500,000 show money, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, and a $30,000 Reebok sponsorship.

December 12th, 2015’s UFC 194 saw Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo. Conor McGregor earned $590,000 which included $500,000 show money, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $40,000 Reebok sponsorship.

UFC 196 took place on March 5th, 2016 where Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz went down. Conor McGregor earned $1,090,000. That included $1,000,000 show money, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, and a $40,000 Reebok sponsorship.

Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 took place at UFC 202 on August 20th, 2016. Conor McGregor earned $3,090,000 which included $3,000,000 show money, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $40,000 Reebok sponsorship.

UFC 205 on November 12th, 2016 featured Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez. McGregor took in $3,090,000 in total. $3,000,000 show money, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, for a $40,000 Reebok sponsorship.

Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov went down at UFC 229 on October 6th, 2018. Conor McGregor earned $2,980,000. That was included $3,000,000 show money, $30,000 fight week incentive pay, A $50,000 fine was handed down for brawling in the crowd after the fight.

UFC 246 went down on January 18th, 2020 where Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone took place. McGregor earned $3,060,000 for that fight. $3,000,000 show money, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, and a $10,000 fight week incentive pay.

Notorious’ last fight to date took place at UFC 257 on January 24th, 2021. – Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2 went down, and so did McGregor. McGregor still earned $5,020,000 that included $5,000,000 show money, $20,000 fight week incentive pay.

In total, Conor McGregor has earned $20,102,000 for fighting for the UFC. That doesn’t include other endorsement deals, and his boxing match against Floyd “Money” Mayweather. That August 26th, 2017 exhibition boxing match, dubbed “The Money Fight,” earned McGregor $30,000,000 on its own.

H Jenkins

Years of experience in writing, journalism, and digging exclusive insider info for Ringside News opened the door for a new opportunity for Jenkins. With a history in finance, he broke into the journalism game by writing on blogs and other freelance websites before branching into sports and entertainment news. Being in tune with pop culture doesn't mean it has to make sense, but he tries. Favorite bands include any group from Seattle who formed between 1991 and 1999. 5 Ozzfests under his belt and 12 Warped Tours, but his last concert was a bluegrass AC/DC cover band that was not 100% terrible.

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