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Tony Ferguson’s UFC Career Earnings Revealed Ahead Of Showdown With Khabib Nurmagomedov

Tony Ferguson’s UFC Career Earnings Revealed Ahead Of Showdown With Khabib Nurmagomedov



UFC star Tony Ferguson has pocketed over $2m in career earnings with Dana White's MMA organisation, according to reports.
The 36-year-old American made his debut with UFC back in 2011 when he scored a first-round KO victory over Ramsey Nijem.
And Ferguson has only lost once in UFC -- twice before he signed with White's promotion -- and received his biggest payday against Kevin Lee in 2017.
'El Cucuy' defeated Lee in the third round via submission at UFC 216 and pocketed $530,000 on the night.
Game 7 reports that the earnings only include the disclosed paydays or 'any secret bonuses or undisclosed bonuses offered by the UFC.'
Posted below are Ferguson's UFC earnings.


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Credit: PA

TUF 13 Finale (Jun 4/11): Win (Nijem) -- $56,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus, $40,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)
UFC 135 (Sept 24/11): Win (Riley) -- $30,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 win bonus)
TUF 14 Finale (Dec 3/11): Win (Edwards) -- $30,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 win bonus)
UFC on Fox: Diaz vs Miller (May 5/12): Loss (Johnson) -- $15,000*
UFC 166 (Oct 19/13): Win (Rio) -- $100,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 win bonus, $60,000 Submission of the Night bonus)*
UFC 173 (May 24/14): Win (Kikuno) -- $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 win bonus)


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UFC 177 (Aug 30/14): Win (Castillo) -- $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 win bonus)
UFC 181 (Dec 6/14): Win (Trujillo) -- $48,000 ($24,000 to show, $24,000 win bonus)
UFC 184 (Feb 28/15): Win (Tibau) -- $98,000 ($24,000 to show, $24,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)
UFC Fight Night: Mir vs Duffee (Jul 15/15): Win (Thomson) -- $115,000 ($30,000 to show, $30,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $5,000 Reebok sponsorship)
TUF 22 Finale (Dec 11/15): Win (Barboza) -- $200,000 ($50,000 to show, $50,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)
UFC Fight Night: McDonald vs Lineker (Jul 13/16): Win (Vannata) -- $164,000 ($52,000 to show, $52,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $10,000 Reebok sponsorship)


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TUF Latin America 3 Finale (Nov 5/16): Win (dos Anjos) -- $168,000 ($54,000 to show, $54,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $10,000 Reebok sponsorship)
UFC 209 (Mar 4/17): N/A -- $100,000 (UFC paid out, despite fight being cancelled)
UFC 216 (Oct 7/17): Win (Lee) -- $530,000 ($250,000 to show, $250,000 win bonus, $30,000 Reebok sponsorship)
UFC 229 (Oct 6/18): Win (Pettis) -- $215,000 ($150,000 to show, $5,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $10,000 fight week incentive pay)
UFC 238 (Jun 8/19): Win (Cerrone) -- $235,000 ($160,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $15,000 fight week incentive pay)
Total Career Earnings: $2,184,000
However, UFC president White has since confirmed that the mega-showdown will not be held in Brooklyn or Las Vegas due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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