UFC 236 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: 2019 total passes $2 million

ATLANTA – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC 236 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $253,500.

The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations and other items under the fighter code of conduct, replaces the previous payments made under the UFC Athlete Outfitting Policy.

UFC 236 took place at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. The main card aired on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and UFC Fight Pass.

The full UFC 236 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts included:

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Dustin Poirier: $30,000

def. Max Holloway: $40,000

Israel Adesanya: $30,000

def. Kelvin Gastelum: $30,000

Khalil Rountree: $5,000

def. Eryk Anders: $5,000

Dwight Grant: $3,500

def. Alan Jouban: $10,000

Nikita Krylov: $10,000

def. Ovince Saint Preux: $20,000

Matt Frevola: $3,500

def. Jalin Turner: $3,500

Alexandre Pantoja: $5,000

def. Wilson Reis: $10,000

Zelim Imadaev: $3,500

def. Max Griffin: $5,000

Khalid Taha: $3,500

def. Boston Salmon: $3,500

Belal Muhammad: $5,000

def. Curtis Millender: $4,000

Andre Soukhamthath: $5,000

def. Montel Jackson: $3,500

Poliana Botelho: $4,000

def. Lauren Mueller: $3,500

Brandon Davis: $4,000

def. Randy Costa: $3,500

Under the UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance program’s payout tiers, which appropriate the money generated by Reebok’s multi-year sponsorship with the UFC, fighters are paid based on their total number of UFC bouts, as well as Zuffa-era WEC fights (January 2007 and later) and Zuffa-era Strikeforce bouts (April 2011 and later). Fighters with 1-3 bouts receive $3,500 per appearance; 4-5 bouts get $4,000; 6-10 bouts get $5,000; 11-15 bouts earn $10,000; 16-20 bouts pocket $15,000; and 21 bouts and more get $20,000. Additionally, champions earn $40,000 while title challengers get $30,000.

In addition to experience-based pay, UFC fighters will receive in perpetuity royalty payments amounting to 20-30 percent of any UFC merchandise sold that bears their likeness, according to officials.

Full 2019 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts:

“UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier 2” – $253,500
“UFC on ESPN 2: Barboza vs. Gaethje” – $159,500
“UFC on ESPN+ 6: Thompson vs. Pettis” – $152,500
“UFC on ESPN+ 5: Till vs. Masvidal” – $121,500
“UFC on ESPN+ 4: Lewis vs. Dos Santos” – $193,000
“UFC 235: Jones vs. Smith” – $275,000
“UFC on ESPN+ 3: Blachowicz vs. Santos” – $164,500
“UFC on ESPN 1: Ngannou vs. Velasquez” – $176,000
“UFC 234: Whittaker vs. Gastelum” – $128,500
“UFC on ESPN+ 2: Assuncao vs. Moraes 2” – $176,000
“UFC on ESPN+ 1: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw” – $239,500

Year-to-date total: $2,039,500

2018 total: $6,901,000

2017 total: $6,295,000

2016 total: $7,138,000

2015 total: $3,185,000

Program-to-date total: $25,558,500

For complete coverage of UFC 236, check out the UFC Events section of the site.

Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie

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