How Much Do UFC Fighters Make?

How Much Do UFC Fighters Make?

Salaries in the UFC vary depending on the fighter. As of 2012, the median per fight income was between $17,000 and $23,000, with the amount doubled for a victory. Entry level fighters can make up to $6,000 per fight.

UFC fighters can earn bonuses for their performance, while some receive a cut of pay-per-view profits. Performance bonuses include knockout of the night, submission of the night and fight of the night, which pay between $65,000 and $135,0000 per bonus. Locker room bonuses were reported as ranging from $5,000 to $10,000. Georges St. Pierre, a top draw, stated in 2012 that he made between $4 to $5 million per fight.