Comparison Between Nick and Nate Diaz Career Earnings

Is there a more iconic pair of?MMA brothers?than Nick Diaz and Nate Diaz? Casual fans see them as overblown, gangster wannabes whose popularity far outstrips their skill.

True fans look past their onstage persona and see genuine human beings who are willing to go out on their shield when it comes down to it.

Nick Diaz Career Earnings

(UFC, PRIDE, and partial EliteXC & Strikeforce fights only, starting in 2004, doesn?t include undisclosed PPV bonuses or other bonuses, Reebok sponsorship came in to effect UFC 189)

* denotes an estimated purse

UFC 47 ? Apr 2/04 ? W (Lawler) ? $6,000 ($3,000 to show, $3,000 win bonus)

UFC 49 ? Aug 21/04 ? L (Parisyan) ? $6,000

UFC 51 ? Feb 5/05 ? W (Fickett) ? $11,000 ($6,000 to show, $5,000 win bonus)

UFC 53 ? Jun 4/05 ? W (Oishi) ? $15,000 ($8,000 to show, $7,000 win bonus)*

TUF 2 Finale ? Nov 5/05 ? L (Sanchez) ? $10,000*

UFC 57 ? Feb 4/06 ? L (Riggs) ? $10,000

UFC 59 ? Apr 15/06 ? L (Sherk) ? $10,000

UFC 62 ? Aug 26/06 ? W (Neer) ? $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus)

UFC 65 ? Nov 18/06 ? W (Tibau) ? $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus)

PRIDE 33 ? Feb 24/07 ? NC (Gomi) ? $12,000 ($15,000 to show, $3,000 fine for failed drug test)

EliteXC: Unfinished Business ? Jul 26/08 ? W (Denny) ? $60,000

Strikeforce: Shamrock vs Diaz Apr 11/09 ? W (Shamrock) ? $39,950 ($29,950 to show, $10,000 win bonus)

Strikeforce: Miami ? Jan 30/10 ? W (Zaromskis) ? $100,000

Strikeforce: Diaz vs Noons II ? Oct 9/10 ? W (Noons) ? $50,000

StrikeforceDiaz vs Cyborg ? Jan 29/11 ? W (Santos) ? $150,000

Strikeforce: Diaz vs Daley ? Apr 9/11 ? W (Daley) ? $175,000

UFC 137 ? Oct 29/11 ? W (Penn) ? $275,000 ($200,000 to show, $75,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

UFC 143 ? Feb 4/12 ? L (Condit) ? $185,500 ($200,000 to show plus $65,000 bonus, fined 30% purse for failed drug test)

UFC 158 ? Mar 16/13 ? L (St-Pierre) ? $200,000

UFC 183 ? Jan 31/15 ? NC (Silva) ? $400,000 ($500,000 to show, fined $100,000 for failed drug test)

Total Career Earnings: $1,759,450


Nate Diaz Career Earnings

(UFC fights only, doesn?t include any PPV bonuses or other bonuses, Reebok sponsorship pay came in to effect at UFC 189)

* denotes an estimated purse

TUF 5 Finale??Jun 23/07 ? W (Gamburyan) ? $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus)*

UFC Fight Night: Thomas vs Florian?? Sep 19/07 ? W (Assuncao) ? $30,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 win bonus)

UFC Fight Night: Swick vs Burkman?? Jan 23/08 ? W (Robinson) ? $70,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 win bonus, $40,000 Submission of the Night bonus)

UFC Fight Night: Florian vs Lauzon?? Apr 2/08 ? W (Pellegrino) ??$50,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 win bonus, $20,000 Submission of the Night bonus)*

UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs Neer?? Sep 17/08 ? W (Neer) ? $70,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 win bonus, $30,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

UFC 94?? Jan 31/09 ? L (Guida) ? $85,000 ($20,000 to show, $65,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

TUF: U.S. vs U.K. Finale ??Jun 20/09 ? L (Stevenson) ? $45,000 ($20,000 to show, $25,000 Fight of the Night bonus)*

UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs Guillard?? Sep 16/09 ? W (Guillard) ? $78,000 ($24,000 to show, $24,000 win bonus, $30,000 Submission?of the Night bonus)

UFC Fight Night: Maynard vs Diaz?? Jan 11/10 ? L (Maynard) ? $24,000

UFC 111?? Mar 27/10 ? W (Markham) ? $49,000 ($24,000 to show, $24,000 win bonus, $1,000 from Markham for missing weight)*

UFC 118?? Aug 28/10 ? W (Davis) ? $120,000 ($30,000 to show, $30,000 win bonus, $60,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

UFC 125?? Jan 1/11 ? L (Kim) ? $33,000

UFC 129?? Apr 30/11 ? L (MacDonald) ? $33,000*

UFC 135?? Sep 24/11 ? W (Gomi) ??$141,000 ($33,000 to show, $33,000 win bonus, $75,000 Submission of the Night bonus)*

UFC 141?? Dec 30/11 ? W (Cerrone) ??$149,000 ($37,000 to show, $37,000 win bonus, $75,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs Miller?? May 5/12 ? W (Miller) ? $147,000 ($41,000 to show, $41,000 win bonus, $65,000 Submission of the Night bonus)*

UFC on Fox: Henderson vs Diaz?? Dec 8/12 ? L (Henderson) ??$50,000

UFC on Fox: Henderson vs Melendez?? Apr 20/12 ? L (Thomson) ? $15,000

TUF: Team Rousey vs Team Tate Finale?? Nov 30/13 ? W (Maynard) ??$80,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 win bonus, $50,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)

UFC on Fox: dos Santos vs Miocic?? Dec 13/14 ? L (dos Anjos) ? $16,000 ($20,000 to show, fined $4,000 for missing weight)

UFC on Fox: dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2?? Dec 19/15 ? W (Johnson) ??$110,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $20,000?Reebok?sponsorship)

UFC 196?? Mar 5/16 ? W (McGregor) ??$620,000 ($500,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $50,000 Performance?of the Night bonus, $20,000?Reebok?sponsorship)

UFC 202?? Aug 20/16 ? L (McGregor) ??$2,070,000 ($2,000,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $20,000?Reebok?sponsorship)

UFC 241?? Aug 17/19 ? W (Pettis) ? $270,000 ($250,000 to show, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)

UFC 244???Nov 2/19 ? L (Masvidal) ? $520,000 ($500,000 to show, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)*

Total Career Earnings: $4,891,000