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The low wages UFC fighters earn

TO Despite losing the fight, Irishman Conor McGregor pocketed a record $ 1 million and became the first UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) fighter. in reaching a millionaire mark in a fight bag of this discipline, which is becoming more and more profitable but is still far from boxing.
McGregor, the most important asset of the competition chaired by Dana White, lost in Las Vegas to American Nate Díaz, who despite winning the victory, took only $ 500,000, according to an official payment document from the Athletic Commission from Nevada, which was accessed by the Sherdog.com portal.

The bags that boxers win are not compared to the UFC prizes.

The bags that boxers win are not compared to the UFC prizes.

When compared to former champion Floyd Mayweather’s last fight, mixed martial arts athletes are far behind. “Money” received $ 32 million for entering the ring, while his last rival, Andre Berto, took $ 4 million.
They seem ridiculous figures if you take into account the amount of money currently circulating around the UFC, a discipline that is all the rage in the United States and Latin America and that could pay significantly higher sums to its fighters. (INFOBAE)

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