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UFC 245 Salaries: Kamaru Usman And Colby Covington Lead Purse Report

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.

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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).

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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

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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

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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.

Topics: UFC News, UFC 245, Usman, Fight News, UFC, MMA

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.