Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will eat residence a fab half-million, eat or lose, at UFC 248.
Adesanya (18-0 MMA, 7-0 UFC) is scheduled to make $500,000 with no attainable eat bonus for his main match title battle towards challenger Yoel Romero (13-4 MMA, 9-3 UFC) on Saturday at T-Cell Area in Las Vegas. Romero is area to make $350,000 with no eat bonus.
Within the co-main match, dilapidated girls’s strawweight champion and now title challenger Joanna Jedrzejczyk (16-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC) actually will make higher than defending champion Zhang Weili (20-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) with a eat. Jedrzejczyk is area to make $106,000 to advise and one other $106,000 to eat. Weili is scheduled to make $100,000 to advise and one other $100,000 to eat.
Additionally on the primary card, Beneil Dariush (17-4-1 MMA, 11-4-1 UFC) could make $70,000 to advise and double that to eat towards Drakkar Klose (11-1-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC), who’s area to make $40,000/$40,000.
Neil Magny (21-7 MMA, 14-6 UFC) could make $76,000/$76,000 in his welterweight battle towards Li Jingliang (17-5 MMA, 9-3 UFC), who’s scheduled to make $64,000/$64,000.
And to provoke the primary card, Alex Oliveira (20-8-1 MMA, 9-6 UFC) is scheduled for $64,000/$64,000 at featherweight towards Max Griffin (15-7 MMA, 3-5 UFC), who could make $35,000/$35,000.
Yahoo! Sports activities actions’ Kevin Iole reported the salaries from the Nevada Athletic Fee.
Now, the atypical disclaimer: The figures develop not embody deductions for objects much like insurance coverage safety, licenses and taxes. Furthermore, the figures develop not embody cash paid by sponsors, together with the official UFC 248 Promotional Pointers Compliance pay. In addition they develop not embody another “locker room” or particular discretionary bonuses the UFC oftentimes pays. In addition they develop not embody pay-per-peek cuts that some prime-diploma opponents obtain.
For instance, UFC officers will hand out additional $50,000 bonuses for “Efficiency of the Evening” and/or “Struggle of the Evening” honors.
In different phrases, the above figures are merely horrible salaries reported to the speed and develop not replicate full compensation functions for the match.
Alex Oliveira, Beneil Dariush, Drakkar Klose, Israel Adesanya, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Li Jingliang, Max Griffin, Neil Magny, Yoel Romero, Zhang Weili, Information, UFC