UFC 287 fighters Salaries, Purses, and Bonuses

UFC 287 Fighters Salaries

UFC 287 is quickly approaching, and fight fans worldwide eagerly await the highly anticipated event. This article will explore the fighters’ salaries, purses, and bonuses.

UFC 287 Fighters Salaries

Let’s delve into the salaries, purses, and total payouts for the fighters competing at UFC 287. It is important to note that these figures include a combination of guaranteed purses, win bonuses, sponsorship money, UFC bonuses, and PPV shares. Here’s a breakdown of the numbers:

FightsPursesWin BonusUFC BonusSponsorshipPPV ShareTotal Pay
Israel Adesanya$1m$100k$50k$32k$2m$3.18m
Alex Pereira$750kN/AN/A$42k$700k$1.49m
Gilbert Burns$500k$100kN/A$15k$500k$1.11m
Jorge Masvidal$500kN/AN/A$20k$500k$1.02m
Kevin Holland$250kN/AN/A$15kN/A$265k
Kelvin Gastelum$150k$100k$50k$15kN/A$315k
Rob Font$110k$100k$50k$15kN/A$275k
Santiago Ponzinibbio$110k$100kN/A$10kN/A$220k
Michelle Waterson$110kN/AN/A$15kN/A$125k
Gerald Meerschaert$110kN/AN/A$11kN/A$121k
Chris Curtis$85kN/A$50k$10kN/A$145k
Cynthia Calvillo$75kN/AN/A$10kN/A$85k
Adrian Yanez$48kN/AN/A$5kN/A$53k
Lupita Godinez$38k$38kN/A$5kN/A$81k
Sam Hughes$36k$36kN/A$5kN/A$77k
Steve Garcia$30k$30kN/A$5kN/A$65k
Ignacio Bahamondes$24k$24kN/A$5kN/A$53k
Shayilan Nuerdanbieke$22kN/AN/A$5kN/A$27k
Raul Rosas Jr$12kN/A$5.6k bonus$4kN/A$21.6k
Christian Rodriguez$12k$12k$5.6k fine$4kN/A$22.4k
Luana Pinheiro$12k$12kN/A$4kN/A$28k
Joe Pyfer$12k$12kN/A$4kN/A$28k
Trey Ogden$12kN/AN/A$4kN/A$16k
Jaqueline Amorim$12kN/AN/A$4kN/A$16k
Karl Williams$12kN/A$4kN/ACanceled
Chase Sherman$12kN/A$4kN/ACanceled

Alex Pereira vs. Israel Adesanya Rematch

The main event of UFC 287 features a rematch between Alex Pereira and Israel Adesanya. In their previous encounter, Pereira dominated Adesanya and claimed the Middleweight division championship title.

This fight promises to be a clash of titans as both fighters aim to assert their dominance in the octagon. In contrast, Adesanya holds one of the most lucrative contracts in the UFC, with earnings reaching up to $2 million. While Pereira is set to earn a guaranteed purse of $750k for this high-stakes showdown.

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Jorge Masvidal vs. Gilbert Burns

In the co-main event, we will witness the formidable Jorge Masvidal step into the ring against Gilbert Burns. Both fighters have signed lucrative deals worth $500k per fight.

Highest-Paid UFC Fighter

Now that we have analyzed the figures, it is clear that Israel Adesanya is the highest-paid fighter at UFC 287. Adesanya’s contract and performance bonuses amounted to a remarkable total payout of $3.18 million.

Some of the other highest-paid UFC 287 were Alex Pereira, Gilbert Burns, Jorge Masvidal, and Kevin Holland, whose salaries were $1.49m, $1.11m, $1.02m, and $265k.

UFC Bonuses

Apart from the fighters’ salaries and purses, the UFC also awards performance bonuses to recognize exceptional performances inside the octagon.

These bonuses come in “Fight of the Night.” and “Performance of the Night” Let’s take a look at the fighters who will receive these accolades at UFC 287:

Performance of the Night ($50k)

  • Israel Adesanya
  • Rob Font

Fight of the Night ($50k)

  • Kelvin Gastelum vs. Chris Curtis

These fighters have showcased remarkable skills and delivered thrilling performances, earning them well-deserved bonuses as a token of appreciation for their efforts.

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