UFC Fighters Contract Details | How Many Fights are Remaining

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UFC Contract details are kept under wrap most of the time and it is hard to get the correct information regarding all the contracts. However, some fighters reveal their contract lengths with UFC, and other times, journalists get hold of information. Here is a compilation of all the UFC Contract details for which information is available in the public space.

Conor McGrergor

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Conor McGregor signed a 6 fight deal with UFC in 2018. Since then, he has been part of four bouts against Khabib Nurmagomedov, Donald Cerrone, and Dustin Poirier(twice). McGregor has recently confirmed that he has 2 more fights left with UFC as per the deal, which also confirmed the 6 fight bit.

Dustin Poirier
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Dustin Poirier

Dustin Poirier revealed in an interview that he has signed an 8-fight deal with UFC at the start of 2021. He has since fought Conor McGregor twice, meaning that he still has 6 fights remaining in his UFC contract.

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Israel Adesanya

Israel Adesanya informed that he has signed a new multi-fight contract with UFC just before UFC 271. He also said that this deal makes him the second-highest paid athlete on the UFC roster.

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Edson Barboza

Edson Barboza signed a 6-fight deal with UFC in 2021. He revealed this information in an interview with MMA Junkie. He has fought twice since then and his third fight under the new contract is likely scheduled for March 2022.

Francis Ngannou

Francis Ngannou UFC Heaveyweight Champion

UFC Heavyweight Champion Francis Ngannou has participated in his last contracted fight UFC at UFC 270 where he defeated Ciryl Gane. Ngannou has been demanding better terms than what UFC has presented to him in new contract negotiations. However, he is not a free agent just yet due to UFC’s Champion Clause. Ngannou has also informed that he will only become a free agent in January 2023 if the contract does not renew.

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Georges St-Pierre

Despite not competing in UFC since 2017, Georges St-Pierre is still under contract with the promotion until mid-2023. The news was confirmed by GSP himself in July 2021.

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Justin Gaethje

Justin Gaethje signed a new deal with UFC in 2021 as per his statement given to ESPN. The details around the new contract are not revealed but it is expected that Gaethje will be seen in at least 5 more bouts inside the octagon after his win over Michael Chandler at UFC 268.

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Jose Aldo

Former UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo signed an 8-fight deal with UFC in 2019 before his bout against Alexander Volkanovski. Aldo has participated in UFC 6 times since then and is obliged for at least two more bouts inside the octagon.

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Jorge Masvidal

Masvidal signed a new UFC contract in 2020 before facing Kamaru Usman at UFC 251. Then, his co-agent Malki Kawa posted on Instagram in 2022 that he has signed a new contract before his bout with Colby Covington. The new deal is described to be the one that “pays him like a champion and then some.”

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Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping signed a four-year deal with UFC for commentary duties in mid-2021. Former UFC Middleweight Championship will work as a color commentator with UFC until 2025 as per this deal.

Sean O’Malley

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In September 2021, Sean O’Malley revealed on the MMA Hour that he has three fights left in his contract with UFC. He is set to face Raulian Paiva at UFC 269 and will have just two fights left in his current UFC contract after that.

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Shane Burgos

Shane Burgos has just one fight left in his UFC contract. The featherweight star signed a deal with UFC in May 2020 for four more bouts. He has since taken to the octagon thrice against Josh Emmett, Edson Barboza, and Billy Quarantillo.

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Petr Yan

Petr Yan’s 4-fight UFC contract ended with his bout against Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267. However, he has confirmed that he is likely to sign a new deal in the coming days. The champions clause also extends his contract indefinitely until he loses the belt.

Leon Edwards
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Leon Edwards

Leon Edwards signed a multi-fight deal with UFC in January 2020. Although the details were not revealed, it is expected that the deal had 6 to 8 fights. Edwards has since fought twice inside the octagon, so, there are at least 4 fights remaining in his UFC contract.

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Ed Harman

Ed Harman signed a 4-fight contract in September 2019. Out of those, he has already competed in 3 fights after that and only has 1 fight remaining in his current deal.

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Nate Diaz

MMA reported Ariel Helwani reported that Nate Diaz has just one fight remaining with UFC. He last fought Leon Edwards at UFC 263.

Jared Cannonier

Jared Cannonier

Cannonier said at MMA Hour that he signed a new contract in early 2022 and his fight at UFC 271 against Derek Brunson was the first fight under the new contract. He also revealed that he now earns a six-figure salary as per the new contract.

Darren Till

Darren Till

Till signed a new deal with the promotion in early 2022. The details regarding the deal are not disclosed.


Gilbert Burns

Burns tweeted in June 2022 that he has signed a new multi-fight deal with UFC. No more details were provided related to the deal.

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Paddy Pimblett

Paddy Pimblett’s manager said in an interview that he has signed a new contract after March 2022, which earns him more than $50,000 per fight. However, it remains unclear how many fights are there in his new contract.

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