UFC Fight Night Boston Salaries: McGregor Earns Event-High $170K, Cerrone $146K

By C.J. Tuttle Jan 21, 2015
Conor McGregor took home a big paycheck for his work in Boston last weekend. | Jeff Sherwood/Sherdog.com

Conor McGregor was the biggest earner at UFC Fight Night “McGregor vs. Siver”, taking home a reported $170,000 for his victory over Dennis Siver ($39,000) in the evening’s main event on Jan. 18.

The Massachusetts State Athletic Commission recently released salary information from the event to MMAFighting.com. UFC Fight Night “McGregor vs. Siver” took place at TD Garden in Boston and also saw Donald Cerrone garner $146,000 for his triumph over Benson Henderson ($48,000) in the co-main event.

Gleison Tibau was the card’s other high earner, as he pocketed $90,000 for his split-decision defeat of Norman Parke ($20,000) in a featured main card bout.

Note: The disclosed purses reported by state athletic commissions do not include any performance-based or discretionary bonuses that may be awarded to a fighter by the promotion. Additionally, the reported figures do not reflect any deductions made by the commission for taxes, insurance, etc., and do not include any sponsorship money that a fighter may acquire for their performance.

UFC Fight Night “McGregor vs. Siver” Salaries:

Conor McGregor: $170,000 (includes ($85,000 win bonus)
Dennis Siver: $39,000

Donald Cerrone: $146,000 (includes $73,000 win bonus)
Benson Henderson: $48,000

Uriah Hall: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
Ron Stallings: $10,000

Gleison Tibau: $90,000 (includes ($45,000 win bonus)
Norman Parke: $20,000

Cathal Pendred: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
Sean Spencer: $14,000

Lorenz Larkin: $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus)
John Howard: $21,000

Chris Wade: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Lipeng Zhang: $15,000

Patrick Holohan: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Shane Howell: $8,000

Johnny Case: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Frankie Perez: $8,000

Charles Rosa: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Sean Soriano: $8,000

Sean O'Connell: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Matt Van Buren: $10,000

Joby Sanchez: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
Tateki Matsuda: $8,000


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