UFC 290 main-card and preliminary card fights revealed before July 2023. As per reports, Robert Whittaker will be back in action and his fight will schedule with opponent from South Africa (Dricus Du Plessis). The fight will take place just before the co-main event between Brandon Moreno and Alexandre Pantoja. Robert Whittaker Dricus Du Plessis purse payouts based on contract deal with promotion reported.
|Robert Whittaker||$400k to show, $20k sponsorship|
|Dricus Du Plessis||$85k to show, $5k sponsorship|
Robert Whittaker made successful return to UFC after losing major pay-per-view fight from Israel Adesanya at UFC 271. He made last appearance back in year 2022, in September against Marvin Vettori. Whittaker dominate Marvin Vettori and earned guaranteed purse $350k for the fight. This upcoming weekend at UFC 290, Whittaker will earn guaranteed purse $400k for the fight against Dricus Du Plessis.
The undefeated South Africa MMA star “Dricus Du Plessis” looking in good shape for the fight, he previously defeated Derek Brunson and as per reports earned $30k guaranteed for the fight. He will earn $85k for the fight against Whittaker on 8th July at UFC 290. Further details regarding to Robert Whittaker Dricus Du Plessis purse updated once all fights at UFC 290 completed.