Dustin Poirier net worth: How much does he make per fight?

'The Diamond' has been around in the MMA world for a while now. Here is how much he has earned over the years.
Dustin Poirier
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Dustin Poirier has been a mainstay in the world of MMA for a while now, even being the interim UFC lightweight champion at one point. Having over a decade's experience in MMA, 'The Diamond' has built himself up to become one of the most respected fighters in the world.

Poirier started off his professional career as a lightweight but, very early into it, he moved down to featherweight. He found some success in the 145-pound division but decided to move back up to lightweight in 2015, which is where 'The Diamond' has remained ever since.

At UFC 291, Dustin Poirier will go up against Justin Gaethje in a rematch of their fight in 2018. This time, the two will have the BMF title on the line for either of them to claim. There is no doubt that the UFC 291 event will significantly increase Poirier's net worth but here is what he has walking into the event.

Dustin Poirier's net worth

According to Sportskeeda, Dustin Poirier has a net worth of about $4,000,000. This is inclusive of the fight salaries, as well as different endorsements that 'The Diamond' has accumulated over the years.

Dustin Poirier endorsements

Dustin Poirier has garnered some lucrative endorsements over the years, and these are sure to be adding on to the net worth of 'The Diamond'. The deals include Reebok, Robert Graham, and Celsius Energy Drink.

Dustin Poirier salary

Since first joining the UFC in 2011, Poirier's salary has seen increases with each fight. As his career grows, his earnings also reflect growth.

Poirier's first fight took place at UFC 125, where he walked away with $8,000 (according to The Sports Daily). 'The Diamond' headlined UFC 143 against Max Holloway, and received $89,000 made up of his show purse, win purse, as well as the hefty performance bonus.

What is Dustin Poirier's biggest payout?

'The Diamond' received his biggest payout at the UFC 264 pay-per view where he fought Conor McGregor in their trilogy bout. Poirier's base salary was $1,500,000 and, in addition to that, the PPV buys came to $1,800,000.

Though Poirier did not get a performance bonus in that fight, he got an additional PPV payout of about $3,600,000. This meant 'The Diamond' walked away with total earnings of over $6,000,000

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