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UFC 282 Fighters Salaries | Błachowicz vs Ankalaev Purse Payouts | How Much PPV Share Paid to Fighters? 10 December 2022

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UFC 282 Salaries

The upcoming pay-per-view of Ultimate Fighting Championship 2022 calendar announced. The event will feature fight between former light heavyweight champion Jan Błachowicz and Magomed Ankalaev. Winner of the fight between these two will later earn title shot in future PPV of UFC. Paddy Pimblett will be part of the co-main event, he will be fighting opponent Jared Gordon. UFC 282 salaries purse money payouts for the fighters based on contracts revealed.

How Much Main-Event Fighters Earn at UFC 282?

The main pay-per-view take place between Jan Blachowicz and Magomed Ankalaev. Guaranteed purse of $850k distributed among these two fighters and both hold highest sponsorship bonus on fight day, Blachowicz earn $42k guaranteed while opponent Ankalaev earn $350k.

  • If Jan Blachowicz wins the fight, he will pocket guaranteed payout including $100k win bonus, $800k upto ppv rev share and if get selected for the fight of the night or performance of the night earn $50k extra from UFC bonus. An estimated earnings upto $1.5m including all bonuses and rev share.
  • Magomed Ankalaev will earn guaranteed purse $350k, however the earnings could rise based on fight result, if win will earn guaranteed $100k bonus, $32k sponsorship guaranteed, $500k+ based ppv money which will increased his overall payout for the fight upto $1.1m.
FightersPurseWin BonusPromotional BonusUFC BonusPPV ShareTotal Payout
Jan Błachowicz $500kN/A$42kN/A$500k$1.04m
Magomed Ankalaev$350kN/A$32kN/A$300k$682
Paddy Pimblett$30k$30k$5kN/AN/A$65k
Jared Gordon$85kN/A$5kN/AN/A$90k
Alex Morono$150kN/A$10kN/AN/A$160k
Santiago Ponzinibbio$75k$75k$5k$50kN/A$205k
Darren Till$75kN/A$5k$50kN/A$130k
Dricus du Plessis$26k$26k$5k$50kN/A$107k
Bryce Mitchell$48kN/A$5kN/AN/A$53k
Ilia Topuria$30k$30k$5k$50kN/A$105k
Jairzinho Rozenstruik$150k$100k$15k$50kN/A$315k
Chris Daukaus$48kN/A$5kN/AN/A$53k
Raul Rosas Jr$12k$12k$4k$50kN/A$78k
Jay Perrin$12kN/A$4kN/AN/A$16k
Edmen Shahbazyan$60k$60k$5k$50kN/A$175k
Dalcha Lungiambula$30kN/A$5kN/AN/A$35k
Chris Curtis$48k$48k$5k$50kN/A$151k
Joaquin Buckley$75kN/A$5kN/AN/A$80k
Billy Quarantillo $48k$48k$5k$50kN/A$151k
Alexander Hernandez$85kN/A$10kN/AN/A$95k
T.J. Brown$30k$30k$5k$50kN/A$115k
Erik Silva$12kN/A$4kN/AN/A$16k
Cameron Saaiman$12k$12k$4k$50kN/A$78k
Steven Koslow$12kN/A$4kN/AN/A$16k

How Much UFC performance bonuses awarded?

UFC fighters will make extra pay-per-view money from UFC bonuses. How much it’s difficult to predict in the past events UFC shuffle payout from $50k to $75k. Once the selected fighters information released after UFC 282 ppv details including fighters bonuses reported here.

  • Performance of the Night Bonuses ($50k) : 2 fighters
  • Dricus du Plessis
  • Darren Till
  • Fight of the night bonuses ($50k) : 9 fighters
  • Santiago Ponzinibbio
  • Ilia Topuria
  • Raul Rosas Jr
  • Jairzinho Rozenstruik
  • Edmen Shahbazyan
  • Chris Curtis
  • Billy Quarantillo
  • T.J. Brown
  • Cameron Saaiman

Fighters who missed their weight in the division before the fight, will get fine they will have to pay 20% to 30% of their purse to the opponent fighter.

What will be the Gateway Income for UFC 282?

The UFC 282, event will take place at T-Mobile arena in the upcoming Sunday, which means there will be 20k people maximum can watch the live ppv show from the arena. But how much UFC 282 gateway income generated on fight day depends on the attendance.

  • Estimated Gateway Attendance : 13k attendance
  • Gateway Income : $9m – in ticket sales

UFC 282 PPV Buys : Since the covid-19 hit the world, sports fans worldwide turn themselves from on-field to the live stream. PPV buys play the major role in the success of the boxing and mma promotions success. An estimated $35m might be generated UFC 282 ppv. Complete details including ppv buys, UFC 282 salaries purse, payout bonuses updated here after event. The past event UFC on ESPN 42 did not create much hype as much main pay-per-views

  • PPV Sales Expected : 650k
  • PPV Revenue Generated : $35m