UFC 283 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Program total passes $15 million

RIO DE JANEIRO – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC 283 event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $359,500.

The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations and other items under the fighter code of conduct, replaces the previous payments made under the UFC Athlete Outfitting Policy.

UFC 283 took place at Jeunesse Arena in Brazil. The main card aired on pay-per-view following prelims on ABC and ESPN+.

The full UFC 283 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts included:

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Jamahal Hill: $32,000
def. Glover Teixeira: $32,000

Brandon Moreno: $42,000
def. Deiveson Figueiredo: $42,000

Gilbert Burns: $16,000
def. Neil Magny: $21,000

Jessica Andrade: $21,000
def. Lauren Murphy: $11,000

Johnny Walker: $6,000
def. Paul Craig: $11,000

Ihor Potieria: $4,000
def. Mauricio Rua: $21,000

Brunno Ferreira: $4,000
def. Gregory Rodrigues: $6,000

Thiago Moises: $6,000
def. Melquizael Costa: $4,000

Gabriel Bonfim: $4,000
def. Mounir Lazzez: $4,500

Jailton Almeida: $4,500
def. Shamil Abdurakhimov: $11,000

Cody Stamann: $11,000
def. Luan Lacerda: $4,000

Ismael Bonfim: $4,000
def. Terrance McKinney: $4,500

Nicolas Dalby: $6,000
def. Warlley Alves: $11,000

Josiane Nunes: $4,000
def. Zarah Fairn: $4,000

Daniel Marcos: $4,000
def. Saimon Oliveira: $4,000

Under the UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance program’s payout tiers, which appropriate the money generated by Venum’s multi-year sponsorship with the UFC, fighters are paid based on their total number of UFC bouts, as well as Zuffa-era WEC fights (January 2007 and later) and Zuffa-era Strikeforce bouts (April 2011 and later). Fighters with 1-3 bouts receive $4,000 per appearance; 4-5 bouts get $4,500; 6-10 bouts get $6,000; 11-15 bouts earn $11,000; 16-20 bouts pocket $16,000; and 21 bouts and more get $21,000. Additionally, champions earn $42,000 while title challengers get $32,000.

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

Full 2023 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts:

Year-to-date total: $496,500
2022 total: $8,351,500
2021 total: $6,167,500
Program-to-date total: $15,015,500

For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for UFC 283.


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