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Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019

UFC 245 Paydays: Kamaru Usman & Colby Covington Lead The Way

Kamaru Usman (photo via UFC / YouTube)

By FCF Staff

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the fighter purses for UFC 245, and headliners Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington lead the way.

According to the figures that the UFC disclosed to the Nevada Commission, Usman and Covington earned a guaranteed $500,000 each for the bout. Usman won the fight and retained the welterweight title via fifth round, stoppage.

Here is a complete list of the fighter purses. They do not include any additional money a fighter may have earned via pay-per-view dividends or discretionary bonuses.

Kamaru Usman: $500,000 (no win bonus)
def. Colby Covington: $500,000

Alexander Volkanovski: $250,000 (no win bonus)
def. Max Holloway: $350,000

Amanda Nunes: $450,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus)
def. Germaine de Randamie: $100,000

Marlon Moraes: $220,000 (includes $110,000 win bonus)
def. Jose Aldo: $400,000

Petr Yan: $132,000 (includes $66,000 win bonus) def. Urijah Faber: $250,000

Geoff Neal: $62,000 (includes $31,000 win bonus) def. Mike Perry: $90,000

Irene Aldana: $80,000 (includes $40,000 win bonus) def. Ketlen Vieira: $33,000

Omari Akhmedov: $110,000 (includes $55,000 win bonus) def. Ian Heinisch: $25,000

Matt Brown: $160,000 (includes $80,000 win bonus) def. Ben Saunders: $35,000

Chase Hooper: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus) def. Daniel Teymur: $18,000

Brandon Moreno: $62,000 (includes $31,000 win bonus) def. Kai Kara-France: $25,000

Jessica Eye: $96,000 (includes $48,000 win bonus) def. Viviane Araujo: $45,000

Puna Soriano: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Oskar Piechota: $20,000

Figure via MMA Junkie

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posted by FCF Staff @ 4:36 pm
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