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Conor McGregor, ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone and Holly Holm lead final salaries for UFC 246

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Conor McGregor made a whopping $76,250 per second for his performance this past Saturday night at UFC 246.

It took the former two-division champion just 40 seconds to finish Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the main event, where he took home a disclosed $3 million payday for his efforts. McGregor also earned an extra $50,000 for ‘Performance of the Night’, bringing his full purse to $3,050,000.

The disclosed salaries are courtesy of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, but do not include any pay-per-view or discretionary bonuses paid by the UFC.

When it’s all said and done, McGregor is expected to make a far greater sum than the disclosed money revealed by the Nevada Commission, although those final figures will not be made public.

For his part, Cerrone took home a $200,000 payday in a losing effort. He was still ultimately the second highest paid fighter on the card even without an additional $200,000 that would have been paid out with a victory.

Former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm also took home $200,000 after her victory against Raquel Pennington in the co-main event. Holm made $150,000 up front with an additional $50,000 being paid as a win bonus.

The UFC also paid out five performance bonuses for the first time with four athletes outside of McGregor earning the extra $50,000 when the night was over.

Here are the full disclosed salaries for UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cowboy including the post fight bonuses as revealed by the UFC.

Conor McGregor: $3,050,000 — $3 million flat, no win bonus, plus $50,000 for “Performance of the Night”

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone: $200,000

Holly Holm: $200,000 — $150,000 to show, $50,000 to win

Raquel Pennington: $63,000

Aleskei Oleinik: $200,000 — $75,000 to show, $75,000 to win plus $50,000 for “Performance of the Night”

Maurice Greene: $30,000

Brian Kelleher: $96,000 — $23,000 to show, $23,000 to win plus $50,000 for “Performance of the Night”

Ode Osbourne: $10,000

Anthony Pettis: $155,000

Carlos Diego Ferreira: $150,000 — $50,000 to show, $50,000 to win plus $50,000 for “Performance of the Night”

Roxanne Modafferi: $62,000 — $31,000 to show, $31,000 to win

Maycee Barber: $29,000

Andre Fili: $55,000

Sodiq Yusuff: $54,000 — $27,000 to show, $27,000 to win

Tim Elliott: $31,000

Askar Askarov: $20,000 — $10,000 to show, $10,000 to win

Drew Dober: $160,000 — $55,000 to show, $55,000 to win plus $50,000 for “Performance of the Night”

Nasrat Haqparast: $25,000

Aleksa Camur: $20,000 — $10,000 to show, $10,000 to win

Justin Ledet: $20,000

Sabina Mazo: $24,000 — $12,000 to show, $12,000 to win

JJ Aldrich: $30,000

Claudia Gadelha: $54,000 — paid her show money after her fight with Alexa Grasso was cancelled.

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