UFC Fight Night 133 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: 2018 payout passes $3.5 million

BOISE, Idaho – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 133 event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $169,500.

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 Fight Night 133 took place at CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho, and the event aired on FS1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.

The full UFC Fight Night 133 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts included:

Junior Dos Santos: $15,000

def. Blagoy Ivanov: $3,500

Sage Northcutt: $5,000

def. Zak Ottow: $5,000

Rick Glenn: $4,000

def. Dennis Bermudez: $15,000

Niko Price: $5,000

def. Randy Brown: $5,000

Chad Mendes: $15,000

def. Myles Jury: $10,000

Cat Zingano: $5,000

def. Marion Reneau: $5,000

Alejandro Perez: $5,000

def. Eddie Wineland: $15,000

Alex Volkanovski: $4,000

def. Darren Elkins: $15,000

Said Nurmagomedov: $3,500

def. Justin Scoggins: $5,000

Raoni Barcelos: $3,500

def. Kurt Holobaugh: $3,500

Liz Carmouche: $5,000

def. Jennifer Maia: $3,500

Mark De La Rosa: $3,500

def. Elias Garcia: $3,500

Jessica Aguilar: $3,500

def. Jodie Esquibel: $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 2018 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts:

Year-to-date total: $3,624,500

2017 total: $6,295,000

2016 total: $7,138,000

2015 total: $3,185,000

Program-to-date total: $20,242,500

For complete coverage of UFC Fight Night 133, check out the UFC Events section of the site.

Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie

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