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White Shrugs Off ‘Wonderboy’ Windfall

UFC CEO Dana White reacts to Stephen Thompson’s claims of a double payout for the UFC 296 PPV card, where the welterweight "Wonderboy" fights Shavkat Rakhmonov on Dec. 16 in Las Vegas.

Thompson Getting Paid Double For Shavkat Showdown

Stephen Thompson claims the promotion will double his salary to fight Shavkat Rakhmonov at UFC 296, but insists the extra cash is to repay his debt from UFC 291, not a bribe to accept the fight against "Nomad."

PFL Pays Better? ‘Absolutely Positively Not True’

Dana White was quick to shut down PFL Founder Donn Davis’ recent claims of paying fighters better than the UFC, insisting it was either delusion or misinformation.

‘Magnum’ Tops O’Malley, Sterling For Biggest Payout

UFC 292 payouts and salaries: Zhang Weili took home the top fighter purse by defeating Amanda Lemos in Boston, earning more than Sean O’Malley and Aljamain Sterling.

O’Malley Declares War On Thieving MMA Managers

Sean O’Malley accuses MMA managers of stealing money from UFC fighters and is currently working with his legal team to expose the underbelly of the dirty practices.

White Elaborates On ‘Wonderboy’ Pay Plaint

UFC President Dana White insists there is more to the story regarding welterweight contender Stephen Thompson and his UFC 291 "show" purse after opponent Michel Pereira missed weight.

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‘Sickness’ Cost White $600,000

Joe Rogan podcast on Spotify exposes Dana White "sickness" that cost UFC president $600,000 while in Las Vegas with Taylor Lewan, Will Compton, and Shane Gillis.

‘I Stand With Wonderboy!’

Chael Sonnen made it clear that he believes UFC should pay "Wonderboy" his show money after his UFC 291 opponent missed weight, causing their fight to be canceled.

Ngannou Reveals ‘Shocking’ Dollar Amount Offered By ‘Dirty’ UFC

Former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou reveals the "shocking" dollar amount offered by UFC during their "dirty" contact negotiations before signing with PFL.

Midnight Mania! Brown Banks $250k In Top UFC Charlotte Payout

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‘Predator’ Purse Reaches ‘High Seven-Figure’ Mark

Francis Ngannou contract details for PFL have leaked online with "The Predator" receiving a boatload of perks and financial incentives not found in UFC.

Pettis Nabs Monster Payday For Jones Jr. Win

Gamebred Boxing 4 payouts and salaries for the Anthony Pettis vs. Roy Jones Jr.-led fighting event on April 1 in Milwaukee, also featuring Vitor Belfort and Jose Aldo.

Defiant Dana Defends Power Pay Plaint

UFC President Dana White shuts down Power Slap fans complaining about the payouts for athletes involved in the TBS sports reality fighting show.

Usman, Aldo Lead UFC 278 Payouts

UFC 278 payouts: Kamaru Usman, Jose Aldo lead Salt Lake City salaries for the pay-per-view (PPV) event held last August at Vivint Arena in Utah.

UFC San Diego Payouts: Hill Banks $190K, More Than Main-Eventer Cruz

The California commission has released pay figures for UFC on ESPN: "Vera vs. Cruz" and there’s some interesting numbers in there.

Pinheiro Switches Entire Fight Purse To ‘Volatile’ Bitcoin

The first female UFC fighter to ever be paid entirely in Bitcoin is not worried about the "volatile" crypto market and insists profit takes time to mature.

‘Yes, I Have A Foot Page’

Former UFC strawweight once struggled with MMA pay but is now "raking in the dough" selling photos of her feet — and used socks — on her OnlyFans subscription site.

ESPN+ Raising Prices In August

How much is a subscription to ESPN+? It’s about to increase by 43 percent, which could have a major impact on the wallets of stateside UFC fans.

Twitter Erupts Over Dana White Cash Splash

Video: Dana White Nelk Boys birthday gift in the amount of $250,000 has caused an uproar on Twitter with some MMA fans calling for UFC pay to be increased.

Bank Master Demands Pay Bump For Dilly Dance

Reigning bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling is scheduled to fight TJ Dillashaw at UFC 279 on Sept. 10 but "Funk Master" wants a pay bump for his next fight.

Chandler Praises White, Defends UFC Fighter Pay

UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler praised the efforts of promotion president Dana White while also defending the pay structure for new and existing fighters.

Mac Tumbles In Annual ‘Highest Paid’ List

How much does Conor McGregor make? The UFC superstar and former double champion lost major ground in Forbes highest-paid athletes list for 2022.

Ferguson Trashes UFC ‘Drug Dealers’

Ahead of his UFC 274 PPV fight against Michael Chandler on May 7 in Phoenix, former interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson takes aim at the "drug dealers" behind the scenes.

Overpaid White Shames ‘Overpaid’ Boxers

Dana White on The Pivot Podcast with former NFL star Ryan Clark caused a stir in the combat sports community as the topic of UFC and boxing fighter pay came to light in ways that glorified the promoters.

‘Borz’ Bags $10k From Rogan’s Dog Pound

UFC payouts: Khamzat Chimaev banked an additional $10,000 for defeating welterweight Gilbert Burns at the UFC 273 PPV in Jacksonville, Fla., courtesy or Marshall Inu.

$60k ‘Fan Bonus Of The Night’ Added To UFC 273

UFC bonuses now include a $50,000 "Fan Bonus of the Night" payable in bitcoin starting with UFC 273 pay-per-view (PPV) card on Sat. night (April 9) in Jacksonville.

UFC Columbus Payouts Will Not Impress You

UFC Columbus payouts and salaries for those fighters competing at the "Blaydes vs. Daukaus" MMA event on March 26 in Nationwide Arena.

Paul Pans Pimpedlett Purse

Jake Paul once again hits out at UFC fighter pay, this time mocking lightweight sensation Paddy Pimblett for his measly $12,000 payout in London.

UFC Investors Want To Talk About Jake Paul

Endeavor earnings were at an all-time high on the UFC front, but the executives on the latest quarterly call had to answer questions about Jake Paul and fighter pay.

BKFC ‘Definitely Making A Play’ For Ngannou

Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) will try to sign UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou if "The Predator" becomes a free agent later this year.

Adesanya Slams Penny-Pinching ‘Peanut Head’

UFC champ Israel Adesanya slams "disgusting" money play from Kamaru Usman head coach Ali Abdelaziz because it violates his brotherhood code.


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