UFC 246 Payouts & Salaries

UFC 246 Purse Payouts

UFC 246 set for the upcoming year 2020 January. Conor Mcgrgor making a comeback to UFC ring after a year long wait. His fight schedule with Donald Cerrone aka (Cowboy). According to MMA sources and news reports this UFC 246 payouts salaries for fighters might break records of all previous events.

Dana White choose T-Mobile Arena where seating capacity is upto 20,000 people at one time. The purse money for the top fighters based on the sale of ppv and gateway receipts. ESPN signed massive coverage deal of $750 million with UFC. The coverage fight telecast on ESPN but no share tv rights money for fighters.

UFC 246 PAYOUTS & SALARIES  
FIGHT CARD
PURSE PAYOUTS
MAIN CARD
Conor Mcgregor ($3 million)  & Cowboy Cerrone ($200,000)
MAIN CARD
Holly Holm ($350,000) & Raquel Pennington ($63,000)
MAIN CARD
Aleksei Oleinik ($150,000) & Maurice Greene ($30,000)

                       
MAIN CARD
Cláudia Gadelha vs Alexa Grasso  (Canceled)
MAIN CARD
Anthony Pettis Carlos ($205,000) & Diego Ferreira ($100,000)
PRELIMNERY CARD
Roxanne Modafferi ($62,000) & Maycee Barber ($29,000)
PRELIMNERY CARD
Andre Fili ($55,000) & Sodiq Yusuff ($54,000)
PRELIMNERY CARD
Drew Dober ($110,000) &  Nasrat Haqparast ($25,000)
PRELIMNERY CARD
Chas Skelly vs Grant Dawson (Cancelled)
PRELIMNERY CARD
Sabina Mazo ($24,000) &  JJ Aldrich ($33,000)
PRELIMNERY CARD
Tim Elliott ($31,000) &  Askar Askarov ($20,000)
EARLY PRELIMNERY CARD
Brian Kelleher ($46,000) &  Ode Osbourne ($10,000)
EARLY PRELIMNERY CARD
Justin Ledet ($20,000) Aleksa Camur ($5,000)

In the given table all salaries based on the reported salaries for UFC 246. Highest earning at UFC 246 is Conor Mcgregor with ($3 million) and Holly Holm joined him in the list with estimated earnings of $350,000 which include winning bonus. The salaries information based on the reports from Sherdog, MMA Mania, Yahoo Sports on UFC 246.

Fighters who face defeat in the extra pre-preliminary round, preliminary round and main card received only (showing bonus and guaranteed purse). The winner of the fight received almost equal money to guaranteed purse as of winning bonus. Such as Aleksei Oleinik earn ($150k) which include ($75,000 showing and $75,000 winning bonus).

Fight of the night and knockout of the night ($50,000) extra bonus money paid to the fighters who later received the nomination for these two categories. There is a sponsorship earnings for fighters which is not adjusted so far.

References : Fox Sports, The Sports Daily, MMA Mania, MMA Weekly, Forbes Magazine