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In the main event, McGregor (18-2 MMA, 6-0 UFC) scored a second-round TKO of Mendes (17-3 MMA, 8-3 UFC) to become interim UFC featherweight champion.

The total disclosed payroll for the event was $1,952,000.

Official UFC 189 payouts included:

Conor McGregor: $500,000 (no win bonus)
def. Chad Mendes: $500,000 (wasn’t eligible for win bonus)

Champ Robbie Lawler: $300,000 (includes $150,000 win bonus)
def. Rory MacDonald: $59,000

Jeremy Stephens: $72,000 (includes $40,000 win bonus)*
def. Dennis Bermudez: $34,000*

Gunnar Nelson: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus)
def. Brandon Thatch: $22,000

Thomas Almeida: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Brad Pickett: $30,000

Matt Brown: $92,000 (includes $46,000 win bonus)
def. Tim Means: $23,000

Alex Garcia: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
def. Mike Swick: $48,000

John Howard: $42,000 (includes $21,000 win bonus)
def. Cathal Pendred: $10,000

Cody Garbrandt: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Henry Briones: $10,000

Louis Smolka: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
def. Neil Seery: $15,000

Cody Pfister: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Yosdenis Cedeno: $13,000

* – Stephens fined 20 percent ($8,000) for missing weight; fine was issued to Bermudez

 

 

Reebok Sponsorship Payout

 

Conor McGregor: $30,000
def. Chad Mendes: $30,000

Champ Robbie Lawler: $40,000
def. Rory MacDonald: $30,000

Jeremy Stephens: $20,000
def. Dennis Bermudez: $5,000

Gunnar Nelson: $5,000
def. Brandon Thatch: $2,500

Thomas Almeida: $2,500
def. Brad Pickett: $10,000

Matt Brown: $15,000
def. Tim Means: $5,000

Alex Garcia: $2,500
def. Mike Swick: $10,000

John Howard: $10,000
def. Cathal Pendred: $2,500

Cody Garbrandt: $2,500
def. Henry Briones: $2,500

Louis Smolka: $2,500
def. Neil Seery: $2,500

Cody Pfister: $2,500
def. Yosdenis Cedeno: $2,500