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.