UFC 235 definitely lived up to the hype and now after all the dust is settled the NSAC revealed the purses all the fighters from Saturday are getting paid.
The two champions, who defended their crowns in Las Vegas are the ones, who are getting the heaviest bags – $500 000 for “Bones” and “The Chosen One”.
Their respective opponents – Anthony Smith and the new welterweight champion – Kamaru Usman are both making $350 000.
What could be defined as a surprise check is the one Ben Askren gets – “Funky” is making $350 000 – $200 000 show/150 000 win bonus, while former welterweight king Robbie Lawler is going home with $200 000.
Here you can see the salaries of the rest of the fighters that took part in UFC 235.
Weili Zhang: $36,000
def. Tecia Torres: $36,000
Pedro Munhoz: $96,000 (Performance Of The Night)
def. Cody Garbrandt: $130,000 (Performance Of The Night)
Zabit Magomedsharipov: $110,000
def. Jeremy Stephens: $67,000
Johnny Walker: $90,000
def. Misha Cirkunov: $45,000
Cody Stamann: $66,000
def. Alejandro Perez: $42,000
Diego Sanchez: $198,000
def. Mickey Gall: $30,000
Edmen Shahbazyan: $26,000
def. Charles Byrd: $12,000
Macy Chiasson: $50,000
def. Gina Mazany: $14,000
Hannah Cifers: $24,000
def. Polyana Viana: $12,000
The figures don’t include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses, and taxes. Additionally, the figures do not include money paid by sponsors, or any other “locker room” or special bonuses. They also do not include pay-per-view cuts.