UFC Fight Night 137 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: 2018 total passes $5 million

SAO PAULO – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 137 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $228,500.

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 137 took place at Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo. The event aired on FS1 following prelims on FS2 and UFC Fight Pass.

The full UFC Fight Night 137 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts included:

Thiago “Marreta” Santos: $15,000

def. Eryk Anders: $4,000

Alex Oliveira: $10,000

def. Carlo Pedersoli Jr.: $3,500

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: $10,000

def. Sam Alvey: $15,000

Andre Ewell: $3,500

def. Renan Barao: $15,000

Randa Markos: $5,000

vs. Marina Rodriguez: $3,500

Charles Oliveira: $20,000

def. Christos Giagos: $4,000

Francisco Trinaldo: $15,000

def. Evan Dunham: $15,000

Ryan Spann: $3,500

def. Luis Henrique: $5,000

Augusto Sakai: $3,500

def. Chase Sherman: $5,000

Sergio Moraes: $10,000

def. Ben Saunders: $10,000

Mayra Bueno Silva: $3,500

def. Gillian Robertson: $3,500

Thales Leites: $20,000

def. Hector Lombard: $10,000

Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos: $5,000

def. Luigi Vendramini: $3,500

Livia Renata Souza: $3,500

def. Alex Chambers: $4,000

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: $5,005,500

2017 total: $6,295,000

2016 total: $7,138,000

2015 total: $3,185,000

Program-to-date total: $21,623,500

For complete coverage of UFC Fight Night 137, check out the UFC Events section of the site.

Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie

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