UFC 245 Salaries: Kamaru Usman And Colby Covington Lead Purse Report
Kamaru Usman walked away with the UFC welterweight title at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena and a disclosed half-million purse.
And both main-event fighters led the disclosed payroll for UFC 245, pocketing $500,000 a piece.
Aside from Usman and Covington, 10 other UFC 245 fighters earned six-figure purses: Alexander Volkanovski ($250,000), Max Holloway ($350,000), Amanda Nunes ($450,000), Germaine de Randamie ($100,000), Marlon Moraes ($220,000), Jose Aldo ( $400,000), Petr Yan ($132,000), Urijah Faber ($250,000), Omari Akhmedov ($110,000) and Matt Brown ($160,000).
In addition to their purses, Usman, Covington, Yan and Irene Aldana also banked $50,000 for fight of the night related bonuses for their Octagon performances.
UFC 245 purses:
Kamaru Usman: $500,000 (no win bonus) def. Colby Covington: $500,000
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Alexander Volkanovski: $250,000 (no win bonus) def. Max Holloway: $350,000
Amanda Nunes: $450,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus) def. Germaine de Randamie: $100,000
Marlon Moraes: $220,000 (includes $110,000 win bonus) def. Jose Aldo: $400,000
Petr Yan: $132,000 (includes $66,000 win bonus) def. Urijah Faber: $250,000
Geoff Neal: $62,000 (includes $31,000 win bonus) def. Mike Perry: $90,000
Irene Aldana: $80,000 (includes $40,000 win bonus) def. Ketlen Vieira: $33,000
Omari Akhmedov: $110,000 (includes $55,000 win bonus) def. Ian Heinisch: $25,000
Matt Brown: $160,000 (includes $80,000 win bonus) def. Ben Saunders: $35,000
Chase Hooper: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus) def. Daniel Teymur: $18,000
Brandon Moreno: $62,000 (includes $31,000 win bonus) def. Kai Kara-France: $25,000
Jessica Eye: $96,000 (includes $48,000 win bonus) def. Viviane Araujo: $45,000
Puna Soriano: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Oskar Piechota: $20,000
The total disclosed payroll for the event was $4,084,000.