McGregor Earning $3 Million for UFC 246

Conor McGregor is the standout star of the UFC 246 card, and that’s reflective in his pay grade compared to everyone else’s.

McGregor will make a guaranteed $3 million for his main event bout with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, per a release from the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

The $3 million is the same salary McGregor earned for his UFC 229 showdown with Khabib Nurmagomedov.

The NSAC’s reported salary figures never include items like sponsorships, post-fight locker room bonuses and pay-per-view revenue. McGregor’s earnings are likely to be even higher once the pay-per-view wraps up; he previously stated he expects to earn $80 million from this fight.

Cerrone, meanwhile, is guaranteed $200,000 for making it to the cage, and he will earn another $200,000 if he’s able to pull off the victory.

Other noted figures outside the main event include co-headliner and former bantamweight champ Holly Holm, who earns $150,000 plus a $50,000 win bonus, and former lightweight champ Anthony Pettis, who earns $155,000 to show plus another $155,000 if he wins.

Check out the full UFC 246 salaries list below.

Conor McGregor: $3 million (no win bonus)

Donald Cerrone: $200,000 to show, $200,000 to win

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

Raquel Pennington: $63,000 to show, $63,000 to win

Aleskei Oleinik: $75,000 to show, $75,000 to win

Maurice Greene: $30,000 to show, $30,000 to win

Anthony Pettis: $155,000 to show, $155,000 to win

Carlos Diego Ferreira: $50,000 to show, $50,000 to win.

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

Maycee Barber: $29,000 to show, $29,000 to win

Andre Fili: $55,000 to show, $55,000 to win

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

Tim Elliott: $31,000 to show, $31,000 to win

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

Drew Dober: $55,000 to show, $55,000 to win

Nasrat Haqparast: $25,000 to show, $25,000 to win

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

Justin Ledet: $20,000 to show, $20,000 to win

Brian Kelleher: $23,000 to show, $23,000 to win

Ode Osbourne: $10,000 to show, $10,000 to win

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

JJ Aldrich: $30,000 to show, $30,000 to win

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