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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.

Iron: Fat Cat Adesanya Too Comfy For War

UFC 271: Lightweight contender Michael Chandler suggests middleweight champion Israel Adesanya was too rich and comfortable to risk going to war against Robert Whittaker.

Adesanya Inks Monster Contract Ahead Of UFC 271

UFC middleweight kingpin Israel Adesanya recently signed a "lucrative" new contract with the promotion ahead of his UFC 271 title defense against former champion Robert Whittaker on Feb. 12 in Houston.

Bareknuckle Mendes Banks More Than Ngannou

Former UFC featherweight Chad Mendes reveals his BKFC "KnuckleMania" purse will be more than what Francis Ngannou earned at UFC 270, before sponsorship money.

‘You Become Irrelevant When You Leave UFC’

Bruce Buffer believes MMA fighters become irrelevant when they leave UFC which is why the longtime announcer wants Francis Ngannou to stick around.

Ngannou’s Freedom Cost ‘Predator’ $7 Million

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou claims he gave up $7 million to ride out his current contract, which culminated with a UFC 270 victory over Ciryl Gane.

UFC 270 Purses Revealed: Ngannou Paid $600k For Win Over Gane

How much were Francis Ngannou and Ciryl Gane paid to fight in UFC 270’s main event for the undisputed Heavyweight title? We have all the pay for fighters across the entire card.

White Blames ESPN For PPV Price Hike

UFC President Dana White insists ESPN is to blame for the recent PPV price increase ahead of the UFC 270 card on Sat. night (Jan. 22) in Anaheim.

O’Malley Backs UFC Over Crappy Pay

Sean O’Malley believes some fighters don’t deserve bigger payouts because they have no following and don’t make any money for the promotion.

UFC PPV Prices Just Went Up (Again)

How much does a UFC PPV cost? ESPN and the world’s preeminent MMA promotion just rolled out a new price increase for UFC 270: "Ngannou vs. Gane" and beyond.

Team Ngannou Ghosted By UFC

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou may be finished with the promotion after his UFC 270 fight against interim titleholder Ciryl Gane on Jan. 22 in Anaheim.

Cyborg Trashes Billionaire Boys

UFC revenue makes history under the Endeavor banner and that doesn’t sit well with one former champion, who believes the promotion is "cheap."

UFC 268 NFTs Are Now A Thing

UFC NFTs for the UFC 268 PPV event on Nov. 6 in New York, featuring shards and packs for Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington, Rose Namajunas, Zhang Weili, and more!

Ngannou: UFC Trying To Sabotage Me!

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou suggests his contract negotiations are the reason behind the promotion’s recent campaign to discredit him.

Mac Leaks UFC 257 PPV Buys

UFC 257 pay-per-view (PPV) buys leaked by former lightweight champion Conor McGregor, who was knocked out by Dustin Poirier last January in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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