The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) put on an exciting night of fights over the weekend. With the stunning fight card now in the books, the time has come to take a look at the UFC fighter payroll for the latest event from the world’s most famous mixed martial arts promotion.
The UFC was in Glendale, Arizona on Saturday, April 14. From inside the Gila River Arena, the promotion hosted the highly anticipated fight card of UFC on FOX 29.
Headlining the night’s event, UFC lightweights Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje went toe-to-toe in an octagon battle for division dominance. The two mixed martial artists put on a fight of the year contender that had the Glendale crowd on their feet.
With Poirier having earned a TKO victory over his opponent in the fourth round, the victorious headliner ultimately walked away with the biggest payday. Poirier earned a massive $170,000 for his octagon performance.
Check out the full list of UFC fighter payouts down below, as provided by the Arizona Boxing & MMA Commission:
Dustin Poirier: $170,000 (includes $85,000 win bonus)
def. Justin Gaethje: $110,000
Alex Oliveira: $100,000 (includes $50,000 win bonus)
def. Carlos Condit $115,000
Israel Adesanya: $106,000 (includes $53,000 win bonus)
def. Marvin Vettori $20,000
Michelle Waterson: $80,000 (includes $40,000 win bonus)
def. Cortney Casey $33,000
Antonio Carlos Junior: $80,000 (includes $40,000 win bonus)
def. Tim Boetsch $72,000
Muslim Salikhov: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Ricky Rainey $14,000
John Moraga: $74,000 (includes $37,000 win bonus)
def. Wilson Reis $31,000
Brad Tavares: $80,000 (includes $40,000 win bonus)
def. Krzysztof Jotko $36,000
Gilbert Burns: $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus)
def. Dan Moret $12,000
Lauren Mueller: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Shana Dobson $12,000
Yushin Okami: $70,000 (includes $35,000 win bonus)
def. Dhiego Lima $15,000
Adam Wieczorek: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Arjan Bhullar $12,000
Alejandro Perez: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)
ef. Matthew Lopez $33,000
Luke Sanders: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Patrick Williams $12,000