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2019 UFC Fighter Salaries – Complete List

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Another memorable year in mixed martial arts is in the books, so it?s time for The MMA Breakdown to look back and reflect on?UFC Fighter Salaries.

Was 2019 a good year financially to be a fighter?  Well, that depends on what your name is.  If it is Khabib Nurmagomedov, then yes, it was a very good year.  On the other hand, if you happen to be Isabela de Padua, you might want to consider keeping your day job. The average UFC fighter made $146,673 in 2018, up from an average earnings of $138,250 in 2018.

A few more stats that you might find interesting:

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The average household income in the U.S. is around $45,000 per year, yet over a third of the UFC?s fighters (221 fighters ? 37%) make less than that. Sometimes it doesn?t pay to get punched in the face.

? 214 fighters (36%) earned six-figures in 2019 (33% in 2018).

18 men and women wore UFC championship belts (including interim) in 2019, and they earned an average of $974,028 (up from $783,400 in 2018) over the course of the year (highest ? Khabib Nurmagomedov: $6,090,000; lowest ? Rose Namajunas: $195,000).  Most of these fighters also made much more money in undisclosed pay-per-view bonuses.

The highest earning non-UFC champion in 2019 was Alistair Overeem, who pulled in a cool $1,730,000.

Now, for the salary results.  It is worth noting that these are only the reported salaries plus Fight of the Night & Performance of the Night bonuses that have been made public, along with Reebok payouts (now called fight week incentive pay).  Many top performing fighters get additional bonuses paid out to them that aren?t reported, plus the top guys get a cut of the pay-per-view buys for events that they headline.  Also, many athletic commissions don?t report fighter?s salary info, so for those we?ve estimated a fighter?s purse based on what they have earned in their other recent fights.  Fighters with some estimated purses are marked with a * in the database.  This data should still be considered very close to accurate, as most fighters? purses remain rather steady from fight to fight (unless they ink a new contract in the meantime).

So, without further ado, here?s the salary of each UFC fighter for 2019.

1Khabib Nurmagomedov* $6,090,000
2Alistair Overeem* $1,730,000
3Donald Cerrone* $1,300,000
4Anderson Silva* $1,290,000
5Max Holloway* $1,220,000
6Israel Adesanya* $1,098,000
7Amanda Nunes $1,080,000
7Jon Jones $1,080,000
9Jorge Masvidal* $1,032,000
10Kamaru Usman $   970,000
11Andrei Arlovski* $   960,000
12Henry Cejudo* $   880,000
12Junior dos Santos* $   880,000
14Ben Askren* $   830,500
15Jose Aldo* $   830,000
15Stipe Miocic $   830,000
17Nate Diaz* $   790,000
18Charles Oliveira* $   760,000
19Glover Teixeira* $   710,000
20Colby Covington* $   680,000
20Urijah Faber $   680,000
22Demian Maia* $   638,000
23Dustin Poirier* $   620,000
24Justin Gaethje* $   609,000
25Greg Hardy* $   573,500
26Marlon Moraes* $   567,000
27Thiago Santos* $   560,000
27Valentina Shevchenko* $   560,000
29Daniel Cormier $   540,000
29Tyron Woodley $   540,000
31Anthony Pettis $   535,000
32Francis Ngannou* $   525,000
33Frankie Edgar* $   505,000
34Derrick Lewis* $   500,000
34Volkan Oezdemir* $   500,000
36Anthony Smith* $   499,000
37Vicente Luque* $   490,000
38Cain Velasquez $   460,000
38Jim Miller* $   460,000
40Ronaldo ?Jacare? Souza* $   450,000
41Petr Yan* $   441,000
42Robbie Lawler* $   440,000
42Robert Whittaker* $   440,000
44Stephen Thompson* $   430,000
45Alexander Volkanovski* $   420,000
46Joseph Benavidez* $   400,000
47Kelvin Gasetlum* $   394,000
48Diego Sanchez $   391,000
49Mike Perry $   383,000
50Dan Hooker* $   380,000
50Rafael dos Anjos* $   380,000
50T.J. Dillashaw* $   380,000
53Jessica Andrade* $   370,000
54Marlon Vera* $   366,000
55Cub Swanson* $   360,000
56Ovince Saint Preux* $   348,000
57Stefan Struve* $   344,000
58Chris Weidman $   335,000
59Darren Till* $   331,000
60Holly Holm $   330,000
61Kevin Lee* $   327,000
62Curtis Blaydes* $   320,000
63Beneil Dariush* $   319,000
63Eryk Anders* $   319,000
65Jan Blachowicz* $   314,000
66Jeremy Stephens* $   311,000
67Aljamain Sterling* $   310,000
68Gilbert Burns* $   306,000
69Dominick Reyes* $   300,000
70Derek Brunson* $   298,000
71Zabit Magomedsharipov* $   289,000
72Blagoy Ivanov* $   281,000
73Jared Cannonier* $   280,000
74Ben Rothwell* $   278,000
75Walt Harris* $   276,000
76Johnny Walker* $   272,000
77Yair Rodriguez* $   270,000
78Nikita Krylov* $   265,000
79Ed Herman* $   262,000
80Jack Hermansson* $   260,000
81Cory Sandhagen* $   259,500
82Thiago Alves* $   256,000
83Omari Akhmedov* $   255,000
84Carla Esparza* $   252,000
85Belal Muhammad* $   250,000
86Irene Aldana* $   246,100
87Edson Barboza* $   240,000
88Tony Ferguson* $   235,000
89Anthony Rocco Martin* $   226,000
90Germaine de Randamie $   225,000
90James Vick* $   225,000
92Andre Fili $   224,000
93Jessica Eye* $   221,600
94Viviane Araujo* $   221,400
95Randa Markos* $   220,000
96Weili Zhang* $   219,500
97Clay Guida* $   219,000
98Mauricio ?Shogun? Rua* $   215,000
99Pedro Munhoz* $   214,173
100Al Iaquinta* $   214,000
101Misha Cirkunov* $   213,000
102Alexandre Pantoja* $   211,000
102Niko Price* $   211,000
104Gilbert Melendez $   210,000
104Luke Rockhold $   210,000
104Yoel Romero $   210,000
107Chan Sung Jung* $   208,000
107Paul Felder* $   208,000
109Geoff Neal* $   207,500
110Francisco Trinaldo* $   201,000
110Nik Lentz* $   201,000
112Macy Chiasson* $   200,500
113Alex Caceres* $   200,000
113Michelle Waterson* $   200,000
115Liz Carmouche* $   199,000
116Alex Oliveira* $   198,000
116Josh Emmett* $   198,000
116Song Yadong* $   198,000
119Rose Namajunas* $   195,000
120Aspen Ladd* $   194,500
121Kron Gracie* $   188,000
121Raphael Assuncao* $   188,000
123Cody Garbrandt $   185,000
124Corey Anderson* $   184,000
125Deiveson Figueiredo* $   183,000
126Gunnar Nelson* $   182,000
127Angela Hill* $   180,000
127Matt Brown $   180,000
129Paulo Costa $   174,000
130Tim Means* $   173,000
131B.J. Penn* $   170,000
132Jairzinho Rozenstruick* $   168,500
133Krzysztof Jotko* $   168,000
134Paul Craig* $   164,000
135Bryce Mitchell* $   161,900
136Jussier Formiga* $   161,000
137Joe Lauzon $   160,000
138Gerald Meerschaert* $   157,000
139Alexander Volkov* $   155,000
140Rob Font* $   151,000
141Warlley Alves* $   148,000
142Jimmie Rivera* $   146,000
143Ricardo Ramos* $   145,500
144Cris Cyborg* $   145,000
145Islam Makhachev* $   144,000
146Karl Roberson* $   142,000
146Matt Schnell* $   142,000
146Michael Johnson* $   142,000
149Kyung Ho Kang* $   139,000
150Antonio Rogerio Nogueira* $   138,000
151Randy Brown* $   136,000
152Ricky Simon* $   135,500
153Arnold Allen* $   133,000
154Ciryl Gane* $   132,500
155Leon Edwards* $   132,000
156Cynthia Calvillo* $   130,900
157Bryan Barberena* $   130,000
157Jimi Manuwa* $   130,000
157Joanna Jedrzejczyk* $   130,000
157Sam Alvey* $   130,000
157Uriah Hall* $   130,000
162Tristan Connelly* $   125,900
163Renan Barao* $   125,400
164Dwight Grant* $   123,000
165Louis Smolka* $   122,000
166James Krause* $   120,000
167Michal Oleksiejczuk* $   119,000
168Antonina Shevchenko* $   117,000
168Khalil Rountree Jr* $   117,000
170Darren Stewart* $   116,400
171Court McGee* $   116,000
171Makwan Amirkhani* $   116,000
173Kevin Holland* $   115,500
173Calvin Kattar* $   115,000
173Enrique Barzola* $   115,000
173Zak Cummings* $   115,000
177Michael Chiesa $   114,000
178Steven Peterson* $   113,100
179Scott Holtzman* $   112,200
180Magomed Ankalaev* $   111,500
181Rustam Khabilov* $   111,200
182Joanne Calderwood* $   111,000
183Cody Stamann* $   110,000
183Marc Diakiese* $   110,000
183Megan Anderson* $   110,000
183Shane Burgos* $   110,000
187Jonathan Martinez* $   109,000
188Alexander Hernandez* $   108,500
189Roxanne Modafferi* $   108,200
190Aleksandar Rakic* $   108,000
191Claudia Gadelha $   107,000
192Muslim Salikhov* $   105,500
193Edmen Shahbazyan* $   105,000
194Antonio Carlos Junior* $   104,000
194Devonte Smith* $   104,000
194Drew Dober* $   104,000
197Luke Sanders $   103,600
198Alexa Grasso* $   103,000
198John Makdessi $   103,000
198Leonardo Santos* $   103,000
198Li Jingliang* $   103,000
202Yana Kunitskaya* $   102,500
203Andrew Sanchez* $   102,000
203Hakeem Dawodu* $   102,000
203Sergio Moraes* $   102,000
206Montana De La Rosa* $   101,500
207Alonzo Menifield* $   101,000
207Grant Dawson* $   101,000
207Heili Alateng* $   101,000
207Makhmud Muradov* $   101,000
207Sergey Pavlovich* $   101,000
212Ben Saunders $   100,000
212Ilir Latifi* $   100,000
212Mickey Gall* $   100,000
215Charles Rosa $     99,000
215Danny Roberts* $     99,000
217Alex Morono* $     98,000
218Max Griffin* $     97,000
219Molly McCann* $     95,000
220Lina Lansberg* $     94,000
220Marcin Tybura* $     94,000
222Carlos Diego Ferreira* $     93,800
223Alejandro Perez $     92,500
223John Phillips* $     92,500
225Brandon Davis* $     92,000
225Tim Boetsch* $     92,000
227Gillian Robertson* $     91,000
227Paige VanZant* $     91,000
229Alexis Davis* $     90,000
229Katlyn Chookagian* $     90,000
231Andrea Lee* $     89,000
232Brandon Moreno* $     88,000
232Kai Kara-France* $     88,000
234Veronica Macedo* $     87,500
235Arman Tsarukyan* $     87,000
235Charles Jourdain* $     87,000
235Lucie Pudilova* $     87,000
235Mario Bautista* $     87,000
239Deron Winn* $     86,600
239Michel Pereira* $     86,600
241Sijara Eubanks* $     85,500
242Ian Heinisch* $     85,000
242Julianna Pena $     85,000
242Nordine Taleb* $     85,000
245Marina Rodriguez* $     83,100
246Bethe Correia* $     82,900
247Aleksei Oleinik* $     82,000
247Darren Elkins $     82,000
247Dhiego Lima* $     82,000
247Magomed Mustafaev* $     82,000
247Nasrat Haqparast* $     82,000
247Tecia Torres* $     82,000
253Nathaniel Wood* $     81,500
254Bobby Moffett* $     81,000
254Maycee Barber* $     81,000
254Stevie Ray* $     81,000
257Maurice Greene* $     79,000
258Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos* $     78,000
259Khama Worthy $     77,500
260Ray Borg* $     77,400
261Eddie Wineland* $     77,000
261Roosevelt Roberts* $     77,000
263Ismail Naurdiev* $     76,500
264Ion Cutelaba* $     76,000
264Ross Pearson* $     76,000
264Sergio Pettis* $     76,000
267Luis Pena* $     75,900
268Dennis Bermudez* $     75,000
268Ricardo Lamas* $     75,000
270Ryan Hall $     74,000
271Brad Riddell* $     73,500
271David Zawada* $     73,500
271Jack Shore* $     73,500
271Ottman Azaitar* $     73,500
271Yorgan De Castro* $     73,500
276Alexander Gustafsson* $     73,000
276Gian Villante* $     73,000
278Manny Bermundez $     72,700
279Gregor Gillespie* $     72,000
279JJ Aldrich* $     72,000
279Shamil Abdurakhimov* $     72,000
282Brad Tavares* $     71,000
282Claudia Silva* $     71,000
284Jennifer Maia* $     70,800
285Desmond Green* $     70,000
285Matt Wiman* $     70,000
285Rani Yahya* $     70,000
288Curtis Millender* $     69,500
289Doo Ho Choi* $     69,000
289Eric Spicely* $     69,000
289Polo Reyes* $     69,000
292Julio Arce* $     68,000
292Renato Moicano* $     68,000
294Raoni Barcelos* $     67,500
295Christos Giagos* $     66,000
295Jake Matthews* $     66,000
297Jack Marshman* $     65,200
298David Branch* $     65,000
299John Lineker $     64,000
299Tatiana Suarez* $     64,000
301Batgerel Danaa* $     63,500
301Jamie Mullarkey* $     63,500
301Jin Soo Son* $     63,500
304Casey Kenney* $     62,600
305Brad Katona* $     61,500
306Drakkar Klose $     61,000
306Raquel Pennington* $     61,000
308Alexander Yakovlev* $     60,000
308Chas Skelly* $     60,000
308Dan Ige* $     60,000
308Devin Clark* $     60,000
308Karolina Kowalkiewicz* $     60,000
308Lando Vannata* $     60,000
314Dong Hyun Ma* $     59,800
315Ariane Lipski* $     59,500
315Daniel Teymur* $     59,500
315Sodiq Yusuff* $     59,500
318Augusto Sakai* $     59,000
318Damir Ismagulov* $     59,000
318Hannah Cifers $     59,000
318Jared Gordon* $     59,000
318Ryan Spann* $     59,000
323Erik Koch* $     58,000
323Jose Alberto Quinonez* $     58,000
325Davi Ramos* $     57,000
326Cezar Ferreira $     55,000
326Cortney Casey $     55,000
328Rogerio Bontorin* $     54,400
329Andre Soukhamthath* $     54,000
329Damir Hadzovic* $     54,000
329John Dodson* $     54,000
329Poliana Botelho $     54,000
333Alan Jouban $     53,000
333Ashley Yoder* $     53,000
335Markus Perez* $     52,000
336Chase Hooper $     51,500
336Mara Romero Borella* $     51,500
336Matt Frevola* $     51,500
339Amanda Ribas* $     51,000
339Chris Gutierrez* $     51,000
339Da Un Jung* $     51,000
339Maryna Moroz* $     51,000
339Movsar Evloev* $     51,000
344Klidson Abreu* $     50,500
344Seung Woo Choi* $     50,500
346Alessio Di Chirico* $     50,000
346Elias Theodorou* $     50,000
346Lyman Good* $     50,000
346Sheymon Moraes* $     50,000
350Marvin Vettori* $     49,000
351Khalid Taha* $     48,600
352Alex Perez* $     48,000
352Dustin Ortiz* $     48,000
354Mike Rodriguez* $     47,500
355Benito Lopez $     47,200
356Douglas Silva de Andrade* $     47,000
356Frank Camacho* $     47,000
356Livia Renata Souza* $     47,000
359Myles Jury $     46,000
360Andre Ewell* $     45,500
360Emily Whitmire* $     45,500
362Gabriel Benitez $     45,000
362Jim Crute* $     45,000
362Kevin Aguilar* $     45,000
362Laureano Staropoli* $     45,000
362Marcin Vettori $     45,000
362Said Nurmagomedov* $     45,000
362Takashi Sato* $     45,000
362Vince Morales* $     45,000
370Trevor Smith* $     44,000
370Wilson Reis $     44,000
372Sarah Moras* $     43,400
373Chance Rencountre* $     43,000
373Mike Davis* $     43,000
373Mirsad Bektic $     43,000
373Pannie Kianzad* $     43,000
373Randy Costa* $     43,000
373Virna Jandiroba* $     43,000
373Wellington Turman* $     43,000
373Yancy Medeiros* $     43,000
381Alex White* $     42,000
381Justin Willis $     42,000
381Oskar Piechota* $     42,000
384Anthony Hernandez* $     41,000
384Felicia Spencer* $     41,000
384Joel Alvarez* $     41,000
384Mark De La Rosa* $     41,000
384Tai Tuivasa* $     41,000
384Vinc Pichel* $     41,000
390Jeff Hughes* $     40,500
390Marc-Andre Barriault* $     40,500
390Vinicius Moreira* $     40,500
393Bobby Green* $     40,000
393Tim Elliott* $     40,000
395Trevin Giles* $     39,500
396Allen Crowder* $     39,000
396Chris Fishgold* $     39,000
396Cole Smith* $     39,000
396Dalcha Lungiambula* $     39,000
396Geraldo de Freitas* $     39,000
396Jalin Turner* $     39,000
396Jordan Espinosa* $     39,000
396Luiz Garagorri* $     39,000
396Miranda Granger* $     39,000
396Sergey Khandozhko* $     39,000
396Tanner Boser* $     39,000
396Thiago Moises* $     39,000
408Ji Yeon Kim* $     38,000
408Siyar Bahadurzada* $     38,000
410Alex da Silva* $     37,000
410Austin Hubbard* $     37,000
410Callan Porter* $     37,000
410Felipe Colares* $     37,000
410Jun Yong Park* $     37,000
410Kennedy Nzechukwu* $     37,000
410Ketlen Vieira $     37,000
410Kyle Nelson* $     37,000
410Rafael Fiziev* $     37,000
410Raphael Pessoa* $     37,000
410Sabina Mazo* $     37,000
410Sergey Spivak* $     37,000
422Matt Sayles* $     36,600
423Mackenzie Dern* $     36,500
424Michel Prazeres* $     36,000
324Xiaonan Yan* $     36,000
426Liu Pingyuan* $     35,500
427Ashlee Evans-Smith $     35,000
427Frankie Saenz $     35,000
427Marion Reneau* $     35,000
427Nadia Kassem* $     35,000
431Nicco Montano $     33,500
431Tonya Evinger* $     33,500
433Keita Nakamura* $     33,000
434Arjan Bhullar* $     32,000
434Gadzhimurad Antigulov* $     32,000
434Julian Erosa* $     32,000
434Junior Albini* $     32,000
434Olivier Aubin-Mercier* $     32,000
434Song Kenan* $     32,000
434Sultan Aliev* $     32,000
441Aleksandra Albu* $     31,500
441Lauren Mueller* $     31,500
441Shane Young* $     31,500
444Dan Moret* $     31,000
444Juan Adams* $     31,000
444Nohelin Hernandez* $     31,000
444Polyana Viana* $     31,000
448Michael Trizano* $     30,500
449Patrick Cummins* $     30,000
449Teruto Ishihara* $     30,000
451Darko Stosic* $     29,000
451Joseph Duffy* $     29,000
451Lauren Murphy* $     29,000
451Martin Bravo* $     29,000
451Nina Ansaroff* $     29,000
456Davey Grant* $     28,000
456Merab Dvalishvili* $     28,000
458Brianna Van Buren $     27,500
458Claudio Puelles* $     27,500
458Don Madge* $     27,500
458Gavin Tucker* $     27,500
458Jodie Esquibel $     27,500
458John Allan $     27,500
458Montel Jackson $     27,500
465Mizuki Inoue* $     27,100
466Alen Amedovski* $     27,000
466Boston Salmon* $     27,000
466Carlos Hauchin* $     27,000
466Danilo Belluardo* $     27,000
466Derrick Krantz* $     27,000
466Grigorii Popov* $     27,000
466Khadis Ibragimov* $     27,000
466Kyle Prepolec* $     27,000
466Kyle Stewart* $     27,000
466Mairbek Taisumov* $     27,000
466Marcos Mariano* $     27,000
466Priscila Cachoeira* $     27,000
466Raulian Paiva* $     27,000
466Rostem Akman* $     27,000
466Ryan MacDonald* $     27,000
466Thomas Gifford* $     27,000
466Zelim Imadaev* $     27,000
483David Teymur* $     25,000
483Nicolas Dalby* $     25,000
485Vanessa Melo* $     24,000
486Amanda Lemos* $     23,500
486Andre Muniz* $     23,500
486Bea Malecki* $     23,500
486Billy Quarantillo* $     23,500
486Brendan Allen $     23,500
486Giga Chikadze* $     23,500
486Hunter Azure* $     23,500
486Joe Solecki* $     23,500
486Julia Avila* $     23,500
486Karol Rosa* $     23,500
486Loma Lookboonme* $     23,500
486Luana Carolina* $     23,500
486Mark Madsen* $     23,500
486Miguel Baeza* $     23,500
486Mike Grundy* $     23,500
486Miles Johns* $     23,500
486Omar Morales* $     23,500
486Punahele Soriano $     23,500
486Rodolfo Vieira* $     23,500
486Saparbek Safarov* $     23,500
486Sean Brady $     23,500
486Sean Woodson $     23,500
486Shamil Gamzatov* $     23,500
486Su Mudaerji* $     23,500
486Tracy Cortez* $     23,500
511Marcos Rogerio de Lima* $     23,000
511Nick Hein* $     23,000
511Sarah Frota* $     23,000
514Kyle Bochniak $     22,000
514Ryan Benoit* $     22,000
516Joaquim Silva* $     21,000
517Justin Ledet* $     20,000
517Ramazan Emeev* $     20,000
519Eric Shelton $     19,000
519Mitch Gagnon* $     19,000
521Daniel Spitz $     18,000
521Gina Mazany $     18,000
521Jessica-Rose Clark* $     18,000
521Jordan Rinaldi* $     18,000
521Luke Jumeau* $     18,000
521Zubaira Tukhugov* $     18,000
527Alexey Kunchenko* $     17,500
527Danny Henry* $     17,500
527Nad Narimani* $     17,500
530Magomed Bibulatov* $     17,100
531Zak Ottow* $     17,000
532Austin Arnett* $     16,000
532Jason Gonzalez $     16,000
532Jessica Aguilar* $     16,000
532Marcelo Golm* $     16,000
532Syuri Kondo* $     16,000
532Talita Bernardo* $     16,000
532Teemu Packalen* $     16,000
539Liana Jojua* $     15,900
540Aiemann Zahabi* $     15,500
540Ben Sosoli $     15,500
540Bevon Lewis* $     15,500
540Carlo Pedersoli Jr.* $     15,500
540Charles Byrd $     15,500
540Humberto Bandenay* $     15,500
540Jesus Pinedo $     15,500
540Jordan Griffin* $     15,500
540Rachael Ostovich* $     15,500
540Shana Dobson $     15,500
540Todd Duffee* $     15,500
551Bruno Silva* $     15,400
552Kurt Holobaugh* $     14,000
553Abubakar Nurmagomedov* $     13,500
553Anderson dos Santos* $     13,500
553Antonio Arroyo* $     13,500
553Ariane Carnelossi* $     13,500
553Askar Askarov* $     13,500
553Dequan Townsend* $     13,500
553Diana Belbita $     13,500
553Dmitrii Smoliakov $     13,500
553Domingo Pilarte $     13,500
553Don?Tale Mayes* $     13,500
553Duda Santana* $     13,500
553Fares Ziam* $     13,500
553Gabriel Silva* $     13,500
553Hannah Goldy* $     13,500
553Hector Aldana* $     13,500
553Jacob Kilburn* $     13,500
553Jonathan Pearce $     13,500
553Journey Newson* $     13,500
553Justin Tafa* $     13,500
553Lara Procopio* $     13,500
553Lerone Murphy* $     13,500
553Maki Pitolo* $     13,500
553Mallory Martin* $     13,500
553Nicolae Negumereanu* $     13,500
553Rodrigo Vargas* $     13,500
553Roman Kopylov* $     13,500
553Salim Touahri* $     13,500
553Suman Mokhtarian* $     13,500
553Sung Bin Jo* $     13,500
553Taila Santos* $     13,500
553Te Edwards* $     13,500
553Tyson Nam* $     13,500
553Wu Yanan* $     13,500
553Wuliji Buren* $     13,500
553Yoshinori Horie* $     13,500
553Zarah Fairn dos Santos* $     13,500
589Cole Williams* $     10,500
589Isabela de Padua* $     10,500
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