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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

UFC 249: Tony Ferguson Leads Way in Fighter Purses

By FCF Staff

The Florida State Boxing Commission has released the purses fighters who competed at UFC 249 collected, and Tony Ferguson led the way.

The lightweight contender, who was stopped by Justin Gaethje in the main event, earned $500,000 for the contest. Gaethje, meanwhile, collected $350,000 for the bout.

Both men also received an additional $50,000, via a Fight of the Night bonus. Gaethje was also awarded a “Performance of the Night” bonus for $50,000, bumping his earnings to $450,000 for the night.

Here is the complete list of fighter purses for the May 9th card. These totals do not include additional performance bonuses a fighter may have earned or pay-per-view dividends they received.

Tony Ferguson: $500,000

Justin Gaethje: $350,000

Henry Cejudo: $350,000

Dominick Cruz: $300,000

Francis Ngannou: $310,000

Jairzinho Rozenstruick: $80,000

Calvin Kattar: $116,100 — purse included a fine paid by Jeremy Stephens after he failed to make weight.

Jeremy Stephens: $46,900

Greg Hardy: $180,000

Yorgan De Castro: $12,000

Anthony Pettis: $310,000

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone: $200,000

Aleksei Oleinik: $160,000

Fabricio Werdum: $100,000

Carla Esparza: $102,000

Michelle Waterson: $60,000

Vicente Luque: $180,000

Niko Price: $57,000

Bryce Mitchell: $54,000

Charles Rosa: $24,000

Ryan Spann: $50,000

Sam Alvey: $65,000

Figures via MMA Fighting

posted by FCF Staff @ 10:32 am
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