UFC 279 promotional guidelines compliance pay: Chimaev earns $6,000

LAS VEGAS – Saturday Fighters UFC 279 the event won a UFC promotional guidelines compliance salary totaling $202,000.

The program, a comprehensive plan that includes equipment requirements, media obligations and other elements under the Fighters Code of Conduct, replaces previous payments made under the Athlete Equipment Policy. the UFC.

UFC 279 took place at T-Mobile Arena. The main card aired on pay-per-view after the prelims on ESPNNews and ESPN+.

Full UFC 279 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance Payouts included:

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Nate Diaz: $21,000
def. Tony Ferguson: $21,000

Khamzat Chimaev: $6,000
Kevin Holland: $11,000

Daniel Rodriguez: $6,000
def. Li Jingliang: $16,000

Irene Aldana: $11,000
def. Macy Chiasson: $6,000

Johnny Walker: $6,000
def. Ion Mignonlaba: $11,000

Julian Erosa: $11,000
def. Hakeem Dawodu: $6,000

Jailton Almeida: $4,000
def. Antoine Turkalj: $4,000

Denis Tiuliulin: $4,000
def. Jamie Picket: $6,000

Chris Barnett: $4,500
def. Jake Necklace: $11,000

Norma Dumont: $6,000
def. Danielle Wolf: $4,000

Heili Alateng: $6,000
def. Chad Anheliger: $4,000

Elise Reed: $4,500
def. Melissa Martinez: $4,000

Yohan Lainesse: $4,000
def. Darian Weeks: $4,000

Under the UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance Program Payout Tiers, which appropriates money generated from Venum’s multi-year sponsorship with the UFC, fighters are paid based on their total number of UFC fights, as well as Zuffa-era WEC fights (January 2007 and later) and Zuffa-era Strikeforce combat (April 2011 and after). Fighters with 1-3 fights receive $4,000 per appearance; 4-5 fights get $4,500; 6-10 fights net $6,000; 11-15 fights win $11,000; 16-20 fights pocket $16,000; and 21+ fights get $21,000. Additionally, champions win $42,000 while title challengers receive $32,000.

In addition to experience-based pay, UFC fighters will receive royalty payments amounting to 20-30% of any UFC merchandise sold in their likeness in perpetuity, according to officials.

Total since the beginning of the year: $6,171,000
Total 2021: $6,167,500
Total program to date: $12,338,500

For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s Event Center for UFC 279.

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