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Monday, Oct 09, 2017

UFC 216 Payouts: Tony Ferguson Leads The Way

Tony Ferguson (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

The fighter purses have been released for Saturday’s UFC 216 card, and new interim lightweight champ Tony Ferguson led the way.

According to the payout figures that were disclosed to the Nevada Commission by the UFC, Ferguson was paid $500,000 for his submission win over Kevin Lee.

Flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson was paid $370,000 for his tap-out victory over Ray Borg.

Here are the fighter payouts for UFC 216. The figures do not include any additional revenue a fighter may have earned through pay-per-view dividends etc. Win bonuses are posted in brackets and are included in the total to the left (salaries via MMA Junkie).

Tony Ferguson: $500,000 ($250,000 win bonus)

def. Kevin Lee: $250,000

Demetrious Johnson: $370,000 (no win bonus)

def. Ray Borg: $100,000

Fabricio Werdum: $400,000 ($125,000 win bonus)

def. Walt Harris: $28,000

Mara Romero Borella: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)

def. Kalindra Faria: $12,000

Beneil Dariush: $48,000

vs. Evan Dunham: $40,000

(fight was declared a draw)

Cody Stamann: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)

def. Tom Duquesnoy: $23,000

Bobby Green: $24,000

vs. Lando Vannata: $25,000 (fight was declared a draw)

Poliana Botelho: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)

def. Pearl Gonzalez: $10,000

Matt Schnell: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)

def. Marco Beltran: $14,000

John Moraga: $68,000 ($34,000 win bonus)

def. Magomed Bibulatov: $17,000

Brad Tavares: $74,000 ($37,000 win bonus)

def. Thales Leites: $57,000


Mark Godbeer: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)*

* bout was canceled on event day, according to the NSAC


posted by FCF Staff @ 4:45 pm
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