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Top Ten Earning Bantamweights


LAS VEGAS, NV – DECEMBER 30: Cody Garbrandt reacts to his victory over Dominick Cruz in their UFC bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 207 event on December 30, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

(fighters with a * beside their name have either estimated info)

Figures represent a fighter’s payout per fight

Updated after UFC Fight Night: Lawler vs dos Anjos

Total Show Win Bonus
1 Cody Garbrandt*  $      350,000  $      350,000  $                  –
1 Dominick Cruz  $      350,000  $      350,000  $                  –
3 T.J. Dillashaw*  $      200,000  $      200,000  $                  –
4 Marlon Moraes  $      146,000  $       73,000  $           73,000
5 Raphael Assuncao  $      100,000  $       50,000  $           50,000
6 John Lineker*  $        86,000  $       43,000  $           43,000
7 John Dodson  $        82,000  $       41,000  $           41,000
8 Iuri Alcantara  $        78,000  $       39,000  $           39,000
8 Takeya Mizugaki  $        78,000  $       39,000  $           39,000
10 Aljamain Sterling  $        72,000  $       36,000  $           36,000

Other weight classes:

Flyweights
Bantamweights
Featherweights
Lightweights
Welterweights
Middleweights
Light Heavyweights
Heavyweights
Women’s


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