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It Took Conor McGregor Just 104 Seconds To Earn More Money Than It Costs To Buy A Brand New Porsche

It Took Conor McGregor Just 104 Seconds To Earn More Money Than It Costs To Buy A Brand New Porsche
By Ben Kiely
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Conor McGregor was the second highest earner at UFC 178 after flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson.

McGregor earned a staggering $150,000 in total for his dominating performance against top featherweight prospect Dustin Poirier. This included a $75,000 bonus for winning the bout and another $50,000 for earning one of the Performance of the Night accolades for stopping the Diamond in just 104 seconds with a vicious barrage of heavy strikes.

Longstanding flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson earned $183,000 for his submission of Chris Cariaso in the main event while Donald Cerrone, Eddie Alvarez and Dominick Cruz all made over $100k for their night’s work.

Check out the full UFC 178 payouts below:

Demetrious Johnson: $183,000 (includes $54,000 win bonus)
def. Chris Cariaso: $24,000

Donald Cerrone: $126,000 (includes $63,000 win bonus)
def. Eddie Alvarez: $100,000

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Conor McGregor: $150,000 (includes $75,000 win bonus)
def. Dustin Poirier: $34,000

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Yoel Romero: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus)
def. Tim Kennedy: $70,000

Cat Zingano: $18,000 (includes $9,000 win bonus)
def. Amanda Nunes: $15,000

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Dominick Cruz: $100,000 (includes $50,000 win bonus)
def. Takeya Mizugaki: $32,000

Jorge Masvidal: $90,000 (includes $45,000 win bonus)
def. James Krause: $15,000

Stephen Thompson: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)
def. Patrick Cote: $33,000

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Brian Ebersole: $42,000 (includes $21,000 win bonus)
def. John Howard: $21,000

Kevin Lee: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Jon Tuck: $10,000

Manny Gamburyan: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)
def. Cody Gibson: $10,000

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Hat tip: MMA Junkie

Picture credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie / SPORTSFILE

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