Nick Diaz UFC 266 Paycheck Leaks

Nick Diaz is regarded as one of the best fighters in the history of the UFC. He was set to square off against Robbie Lawler at UFC 266, 17 years after their first match in 2004. Nick Diaz was also seemingly banned from UFC for a bad drug. 



Nick Diaz and Robbie Lawler took each other to the limit in the first but at the end of the third round, Robbie Lawler connected with a right hook that knocked Nick Diaz down. The fight was called by the referee 44 seconds into the third round.

According to MMA Junkie, Fighters from UFC 266 took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $319,000. This included Nick Diaz receiving $16,000.

Alexander Volkanovski: $42,000
def. Brian Ortega: $32,000

Valentina Shevchenko: $42,000
def. Lauren Murphy: $32,000

Robbie Lawler: $21,000
def. Nick Diaz: $16,000

Curtis Blaydes: $11,000
def. Jairzinho Rozenstruik: $6,000

Jessica Andrade: $16,000
def. Cynthia Calvillo: $6,000

Merab Dvalishvili: $6,000
def. Marlon Moraes: $6,000

Dan Hooker: $16,000
def. Nasrat Haqparast: $6,000

Chris Daukaus: $4,500
def. Shamil Abdurakhimov: $6,000

Taila Santos: $4,500
def. Roxanne Modafferi: $11,000

Jalin Turner: $6,000
def. Uros Medic: $4,000

Nick Maximov: $4,000
def. Cody Brundage: $4,000

Matthew Semelsberger: $4,500
def. Martin Sano: $4,000

Jonathan Pearce: $4,000
def. Omar Morales: $4,500

UFC fighters will receive in perpetuity royalty payments amounting to 20-30 percent of any UFC merchandise sold that bears their likeness, according to officials.

Harrison Carter
Harrison Carter
Harrison Carter has been a huge pro wrestling fan since 2002, and it's been his first love ever since then. He has years of writing experience for all things pro wrestling. His interests outside of wrestling include films, books and soccer.

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