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UFC 202: Conor McGregor Pulls in Record Disclosed Payday

Conor McGregor

Not only did Conor McGregor avenge his submission loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 202, the Irish star pulled in a record, disclosed payday for the scrap.

McGregor, who worked his way to majority decision win over Diaz, earned a guaranteed, $3 million for the epic fight. MMA learned of the payout via the Nevada State Athletic Commission. That is the highest disclosed fight purse to date for a UFC fighter.

Brock Lesnar held the previous record, as he made a disclosed $2.5 million for his UFC 200 win over Mark Hunt.

Diaz, meanwhile, earned $2 million for his rematch with McGregor. Neither man was contractually set to receive a win bonus. That figure does not include any money McGregor or Diaz earned via pay-per-view dividends.


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