Conor McGregor tops UFC 194 disclosed payouts

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Conor McGregor tops UFC 194 pay. (Photo/Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports)

A huge weekend in Las Vegas came to a close on Saturday night at UFC 194 and new featherweight champion Conor McGregor earned the largest payday.

The official disclosed paydays from the Nevada State Athletic Commission is listed below.

UFC 194 took place this past Saturday, December 12, at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena. The prelims aired on UFC Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1 with the main card on Pay-Per-View.

McGregor took only 13 seconds to knockout Jose Aldo in the main event. “Notorious” dethroned Aldo in a title-unification bout to become the undisputed featherweight champion.

The full UFC 194 payouts included:

Conor McGregor: $500,000 (no win bonus)
def. Jose Aldo: $400,000

Luke Rockhold: $160,000 (includes $80,000 win bonus)
def. Chris Weidman: $275,000

Yoel Romero: $150,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)
def. Ronaldo Souza: $135,000

Demian Maia: $156,000 (includes $78,000 win bonus)
def. Gunnar Nelson: $75,000

Max Holloway: $90,000 (includes $45,000 win bonus)
def. Jeremy Stephens: $43,000

Urijah Faber: $300,000 (includes $150,000 win bonus)
def. Frankie Saenz: $20,000

Tecia Torres: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger: $10,000

Warlley Alves: $42,000 (includes $21,000 win bonus)
def. Colby Covington: $18,000

Leonardo Santos: $40,000 (includes $20,o00 win bonus)
def. Kevin Lee: $21,000

Magomed Mustafaev: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Joe Proctor: $13,000

Yancy Medeiros: $42,000 (includes $21,000 win bonus)
def. John Makdessi: $30,000

Court McGee: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
def. Marcio Alexandre Jr.: $12,000

The total disclosed payroll for the event was $2,568,000.

UFC officials handed out additional $50,000 bonuses to Rockhold, Weidman, McGregor and Santos.

The figures do not include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses and taxes. Additionally, the figures do not include money paid by sponsors, including the official UFC-Reebok sponsorship program pay. They also do not include any other “locker room” or special discretionary bonuses the promotion oftentimes pays.

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