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UFC 257 Salaries Revealed: How Much Dustin Poirier And Conor McGregor Made For 'Fight Island' Bout

UFC 257 Salaries Revealed: How Much Dustin Poirier And Conor McGregor Made For 'Fight Island' Bout

Conor McGregor walked away from 'Fight Island' with a reported $3 million while Dustin Poirier made $830,000 for his spectacular performance at UFC 257.

But the Irishman led the reported payroll for the promotion's first pay-per-view event of the year, pocketing over $3 million while Poirier banked $830,000 which includes a $50,000 'Performance of the Night' bonus.

Aside from 'The Diamond', seven other UFC 257 stars earned a six-figure purse: Michael Chandler, Dan Hooker, Brad Tavares, Joanne Calderwood, Marina Rodriguez, Jessica Eye and Antonio Carlos Junior.

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In addition to their reported purses, Poirier, Chandler, Rodriguez and Makhmud Muradov also earned $50,000 for post-fight related bonuses for their Octagon showings.

The payroll, though, does NOT include PPV points with McGregor expected to earn a lot more than his $3 million purse.

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With the huge success of the UFC 257 PPV, 'The Notorious' could be looking at an eight-figure pay-out for his outing.

UFC 257 Payroll (selected fighters):

Conor McGregor: $3.04 million ($3 million to show, $40,000 sponsorship bonus)

Dustin Poirier: $830,000 ($750,000 to show, $50,000 'Performance of the Night' bonus, $30,000 sponsorship bonus)

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Michael Chandler: $530,000 ($350,000 to show, $100,000 win bonus, $50,000 'Performance of the Night' bonus, $30,000 sponsorship bonus)

Dan Hooker: $220,000 ($200,000 to show, $20,000 sponsorship bonus)

Brad Tavares: $205,000 ($100,000 to show, $100,000 win bonus, $5,000 sponsorship bonus)

Joanna Calderwood: $175,000 ($85,000 to show, $85,000 win bonus, $5,000 sponsorship bonus)

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Marina Rodriguez: $175,000 ($60,000 to show, $60,000 win bonus, $50,000 'Performance of the Night' bonus, $5,000 sponsorship bonus)

Jessica Eye: $160,000 ($150,000 to show, $10,000 sponsorship bonus)

Julianna Pena: $105,000 ($50,000 to show, $50,000 win bonus, $5,000 sponsorship bonus)

Antonio Carlos Junior: $90,000 ($85,000 to show, $5,000 sponsorship bonus)

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Makhmud Muradov: $81,500 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 win bonus, $50,000 'Performance of the Night' bonus, $3,500 sponsorship bonus)

(H/T Sportekz)

Featured Image Credit: Dustin Poirier/Conor McGregor

Topics: Fight Island, Conor Mcgregor, Dustin Poirier, UFC News, Michael Chandler, Fight News, UFC 257, UFC

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Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Darren Till, Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.