Conor McGregor is set to take on Dustin Poirier in what will be a rematch between the two taking place on saturday, 24th January 2021. Last time these two meet was back in 2014 early on in their careers where McGregor won the fight in first round. Both fighters have come along way since than and will be making their career best purse heading into the UFC 257. We take a look at how much both fighters will be making in UFC 257 headline event
McGregor vs Poirier 2 Purse Payouts:
Conor McGregor is making his return to the ring after beating Donald Cerrone back in January 2020. McGregor will be pocketing his career best purse of $5 million when takes to octagon against Poirier for the rematch. Poirier on the other hand will also be making his career best purse of $1 million guaranteed which is considerably higher than his previous best of just $370,000 he made against Hooker in his last fight.
Dustin Poirier has been fighting in UFC since 2011 and over the 10 year period in 32 fights he earned a total of $2.9 million combined. He will be clearing almost half of it in just 1 fight against McGregor and might actually double it if PPV numbers reach better than expected.
Conor McGregor’s tier based PPV contract:
Conor McGregor on the other hand have established himself as a bona-fide PPV star over the last few years. He was paid disclosed purse of $3 million against Khabib and most recently he earned disclosed purse of $3.5 million. However his actually earnings from the PPV fight is way higher considering his tier based PPV contract with UFC where he gets the cut of final PPV revenue.
UFC has to disclose the actual fight purse but they are not oblige to reveal any PPV numbers which means we can only rely on reports from other media outlets who reported that McGregor cleared around $20 million from his fight against Khabib and another $15 million against Cowboy.
|Conor McGregor||$5 million disclosed purse from UFC plus share of PPV revenue which might take his actually earnings to around $20 million.|
|Dustin Poirier||$1 million disclosed purse plus share of PPV revenue but way less than McGregor.|