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Dustin Poirier Career Earnings In The UFC

Dustin Poirier Career Earnings In The UFC

Dustin Poirer Career Earnings In The UFC

Dustin Poirier career earnings in the UFC total up to more than $2 million.

Poirier, 30, is one of the most mentally tough fighters in the sport today.

After spending a significant portion of his career as someone who was labeled extremely talented, but not good enough to win a title, he proved his critics wrong in 2018.

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Within consecutive victories over Jim Miller, Anthony Pettis, Justin Gaethje and Eddie Alvarez, Poirier earned a shot at the interim lightweight championship of the world against Max Holloway.

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Although Holloway put up a valiant effort in the interim title bout, there was no doubt who the victor was.

In winning that belt, Poirier also earned himself a shot at the real championship against Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242.

Poirier’s career earnings can be found below. Please keep in mind that these are only disclosed payouts and do not include undisclosed bonuses or payments of any sort.

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UFC on Fuel TV: Korean Zombie vs Poirier – May 15/12 – Loss (Jung) – $54,000 ($14,000 to show, $40,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

TUF 16 Finale – Dec 15/12 – Win (Brookins) – $34,000 ($17,000 to show, $17,000 win bonus)

UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs McDonald – Feb 16/13 – Loss (Swanson) – $20,000

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UFC 164 – Aug 31/13 – Win (Koch) – $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 win bonus)

UFC 168 – Dec 28/13 – Win (Brandao) – $48,500 ($23,000 to show, $23,000 win bonus, $2,500 from Brandao for missing weight)

TUF: Bisping vs Kennedy Finale – Apr 16/14 – Win (Corassani) – $106,000 ($28,000 to show, $28,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

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UFC 178 – Sept 27/14 – Loss (McGregor) – $34,000

UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs Lamas – Apr 4/15 – Win (Ferreira) – $118,000 ($34,000 to show, $34,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)

UFC Fight Night: Boetsch vs Henderson – Jun 6/15 – Win (Medeiros) – $130,200 ($38,000 to show, $38,000 win bonus, $4,200 from Medeiros for missing weight, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)

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UFC 195 – Jan 2/16 – Win (Duffy) – $99,000 ($42,000 to show, $42,000 win bonus, $15,000 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC 199 – Jun 4/16 – Win (Green) – $125,000 ($55,000 to show, $55,000 win bonus, $15,000 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs Johnson – Sept 17/16 – Loss (Johnson) – $75,000 ($60,000 to show, $15,000 Reebok sponsorship)

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UFC 208 – Feb 11/17 – Win (Miller) – $185,000 ($60,000 to show, $60,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $15,000 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC 211 – May 13/17 – No Contest (Alvarez) – $80,000 ($65,000 to show, $15,000 Reebok sponsorship)

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UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs Pettis – Nov 11/17 – Win (Pettis) – $200,000 ($65,000 to show, $65,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $20,000 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs Gaethje – Apr 14/18 – Win (Gaethje) – $240,000 ($85,000 to show, $85,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)

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UFC Fight Night: Alvarez vs Poirier 2 – July 28/18 – Win (Alvarez) – $250,000 ($90,000 to show, $90,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)

UFC 236 – Apr 13/19 – Win (Holloway) – $330,000 ($250,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $30,000 fight week incentive pay)

Total career earnings: $2,304,700

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