How much will Conor McGregor earn for UFC 257 main event vs Dustin Poirier? Fight Island clash purses revealed

CONOR McGREGOR will rake in the big bucks from his fight with Dustin Poirier.

The pair go head to head at Fight Island in Abu Dhabi in a rematch of their 2014 bout.

And unsurprisingly the Irishman, one of UFC's main attractions and biggest personalities, is on course to enjoy a bumper pay day – perfect for the man eyeing up the top of the Forbes rich list.

But UFC 257 also looks set to be a record breaker for Poirier, too.

How much will McGregor get?

According to Forbes, the Notorious will get £3.65million simply from the fight purse.

However, McGregor's worldwide appeal means fans will pay millions to watch the pay-per-view event.


And that could see his pay packet topped up by a further £14.6m to around £18.25m.

However, it would still be some way short of the £21.9m McGregor picked up a year ago for his 40-second dismantling of Donald Cerrone.

How much will Poirier get?

McGregor will take home the majority of the cash from this one.

But Poirier will not be complaining too much as he receives the biggest pay cheque of his UFC career.

He is guaranteed £730,000 from the fight purse.

The American will get a cut of the PPV earnings as well.

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Conor McGregor's last three guaranteed purses

UFC 246, Jan 2020: McGregor vs Cowboy – McGregor def. Cowboy via TKO (Round 1) – $3million (£2.364m at the time)

UFC 229, Oct 2018: Khabib vs McGregor – Nurmagomedov def. McGregor via submission (Round 4) – $3m (£2.432m at the time)

UFC 205, Nov 2016: Alvarez vs McGregor – Def. Eddie Alvarez via TKO (Round 2) – $3million (£2.391m at the time)

Dustin Poirier's last three guaranteed purses

UFC on ESPN 12: Poirier vs Hooker – Poirier def. Hooker via unanimous decision – $150,000 (£110,714.25)

UFC 242: Khabib vs Poirier – Nurmagomedov def. Poirier via submission (Round 3) – $250,000 (£184,671)

UFC 236: Holloway vs Poirier – Poirier def. Holloway via unanimous decision – $250,000 (£184,671)

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