Next pay-per-view of Ultimate Fight Championship is announced, as per reports it’s confirmed the main event fight will feature between Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje. The co-main event of UFC 291 reported it will take place between Jan Błachowicz and Alex Pereira. UFC 291 salaries purse payouts and sponsorship details reported.
|Fighters||Purses||Win Bonus||Sponsorship||UFC Bonus||PPV Shares||Total Payouts|
|Rogério de Lima||$110k||N/A||$5k||N/A||N/A||$115k|
|C.J. Vergara||$26k||$26k||$5k||N/A||$4.4k bonus||$61.4k|
|Vinicius Salvador||$18k||N/A||$4k||N/A||$4.4k fine||$17.6k|
Highest Paid Fighter at UFC 291 :
Dustin Poirier highest paid fighter at UFC 291, he will earn guaranteed purse of $750k at UFC 291. Justin Gaethje, Jan Błachowicz and Tony Ferguson are other three fighters who will earn more than $500k on pay-per-view day. Darrius Flowers is the only fighter on the UFC 291 fight card who is making debut, he will earn guaranteed $12k show money and $12k as of win bonus.
How Many Fighters Will Earn Performance of the Night Bonus?
At the end of the main-event fight. UFC will announced $50k performance of the night bonus. And fight of the night bonus. In previous three pay-per-view event of UFC, the number of fighters increase who receive $50k UFC bonus. Minimum four fighters awarded. Since start of the year the fighters numbers increase to nine who can make money from UFC bonus.
Fighters Who Got Fine : Vinicius Salvador weighed in at 128.5 pounds which is more than his opponent CJ Vergara. Salvador got fine 20% of his which is $4.4k, which later at the end of event awarded to opponent.
Fight of the Night Bonuses : None
Performance of the Night Bonuses : $50k : Justin Gaethje, Derrick Lewis, Bobby Green, and Kevin Holland
Once the official pay-per-view main-event completed, complete details of UFC 291 salaries updated including fighters sponsorship and bonuses.