Conor McGregor will be making his comeback to octagon this weekend against Donald Cerrone what will be a non-title fight and McGregor’s first since 2018 defeat in the hands of Khabib. Surprisingly, his comeback fight against Donald Cerrone will net his biggest UFC purse of around £3.8million guaranteed plus of course the PPV cut and sponsorship deals. We take a look at how much both fighters will be taking home from this fight.
McGregor vs Cerrone Purse Payouts Revealed: McGregor’s guaranteed purse of £3.8 million has been revealed by UFC for this massive comeback fight. This will be his biggest purse for a UFC fight. He racked in £2.3 million guaranteed purse for Khabib Nurmagomedov and Eddie Alvarez fights while £2.2 million for Nate Diaz rematch fight.
Remember the numbers we are quoting are official purse revealed by UFC, and these numbers do not include PPV cuts and Sponsorship deals. McGregor’s last UFC fight against Khabib generated around 2.4 million PPV sales which took McGregor’s earnings from Khabib fight to around £25 million ($32m) . We can expect the similar numbers for McGregor in this upcoming bout against Cerrone.
|FIGHTER||DISCLOSED||WIN BONUS||PPV SHARE|
|Conor McGregor||£3.2 million ($4.1m)||$100,000||McGregor has a tiered base PPV contract with UFC and if UFC 246 were to do over 3 million PPV buys, that will take McGregor potential earnings to overd $30 million for this fight.|
|Donald Cerrone||£1 million ($1.3m)||Eddie Alvarez also have fraction of share from PPV but not anywhere near what McGregor has. Eddie Alvarez can clear around $1.3m from his nights work if he win.|