Lightweight

This list details the base salaries (“show money”) for every current UFC lightweight.

Updated: March 20, 2017

$3,000,000 — Conor McGregor [UFC 202]
$200,000 — Gilbert Melendez [UFC 181]
$150,000 — Eddie Alvarez [UFC FN 90]
$80,000 — Diego Sanchez [UFC 200]
$60,000 — Sage Northcutt [UFC FOX 22]
$59,000 — Jim Miller [UFC 200]
$58,000 — Joe Lauzon [UFC FN 103]
$55,000 — Takanori Gomi [UFC 200]
$55,000 — Dustin Poirier [UFC 199]
$54,000 — Josh Burkman [UFC FN 96]
$54,000 — Ross Pearson [UFC 201]
$53,000 — Will Brooks [UFC FN 96]
$50,000 — Tony Ferguson [TUF 22]
$50,000 — Gleison Tibau [UFC 184]
$44,000 — Edson Barboza [UFC 197]
$38,000 — Nik Lentz [UFC 203]
$37,000 — Charles Oliveira [UFC FOX 17]
$34,000 — Evan Dunham [TUF 22]
$33,000 — Michael Chiesa [UFC FOX 19]
$31,000 — Beneil Dariush [UFC 199]
$30,000 — John Makdessi [UFC FN 90]
$30,000 — Michael Johnson [UFC FOX 17]
$27,000 — Kevin Lee [TUF 23]
$27,000 — Francisco Trinaldo [UFC FN 81]
$25,000 — Landon Vannata [UFC 209]
$25,000 — Abel Trujillo [UFC FN 88]
$24,000 — Bobby Green [UFC 199]
$24,000 — Khabib Nurmagomedov [UFC FOX 19]
$23,000 — James Vick [UFC 199]
$23,000 — Al Iaquinta [UFC FN 63]
$22,000 — Jake Matthews [TUF 23]
$21,000 — Erik Koch [UFC FN 88]
$21,000 — Paul Felder [UFC FN 88]
$20,000 — Marcin Held [UFC FN 103]
$20,000 — Bryan Barberena [UFC FOX 22]
$20,000 — Joseph Duffy [UFC FN 90]
$20,000 — Leonardo Santos [UFC 194]
$19,000 — Drew Dober [UFC 203]
$17,000 — Scott Holtzman [UFC FOX 22]
$17,000 — Gilbert Burns [UFC FN 90]
$17,000 — Chris Wade [UFC FN 81]
$17,000 — Rustam Khabilov [UFC FN 42]
$16,000 — Tony Martin [UFC FN 103]
$15,000 — Carlos Diego Ferreira [UFC FN 63]
$15,000 — James Krause [UFC 184]
$15,000 — Adriano Martins [TUF 19]
$14,000 — David Teymur [UFC 209]
$14,000 — Alex White [UFC FN 103]
$14,000 — Josh Emmett [UFC FOX 22]
$13,000 — Joe Proctor [UFC 194]
$12,000 — Michael McBride [UFC 203]
$12,000 — Andrew Holbrook [TUF 23]
$12,000 — Joaquim Silva [TUF 23]
$12,000 — Mitch Clarke [UFC FN 90]
$12,000 — Alvaro Herrera [UFC FN 90]
$12,000 — Polo Reyes [UFC 199]
$12,000 — Darrell Horcher [UFC FOX 19]
$12,000 — Magomed Mustafaev [UFC 194]
$10,000 — Drakkar Klose [UFC FN 103]
$10,000 — Devin Powell [UFC FN 103]
$10,000 — Dong Hyun Kim [TUF 24]
$10,000 — Jason Gonzalez [UFC 203]
$10,000 — Damien Brown [UFC 201]
$10,000 — Jordan Rinaldi [UFC FN 88]
$10,000 — Jason Saggo [UFC 196]
$10,000 — Islam Makhachev [UFC 187]
$10,000 — Johnny Case [UFC FN 59]
$10,000 — Jon Tuck [UFC 178]
$8,000 — Frankie Perez [UFC FN 59]

No UFC Salary Data Available

Thibault Gouti
Teemu Packalen
Tae Hyun Bang
Steven Ray
Reza Madadi
Rashid Magomedov
Olivier Aubin-Mercier
Nick Hein
Michel Prazeres
Martin Bravo
Marc Diakiese
Mairbek Taisumov
Kajan Johnson
Gregor Gillespie
Felipe Silva
Damir Hadzovic
Claudio Puelles
Alex Ricci
Alan Patrick

All UFC salary data includes the most-recently disclosed figures for active, current UFC fighters only. Retired and former UFC fighters are not listed. “Show money” is the term for payment UFC fighters are guaranteed per bout, win or lose.

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