UFC on ESPN+ 19 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Jedrzejczyk takes big cut for non-title bout

TAMPA, Fla. – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 19 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $159,000.

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 on ESPN+ 19 took place Saturday at Amalie Arena. The entire card streamed ESPN+.

The full UFC on ESPN+ 19 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts included:

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk: $10,000

Michelle Waterson: $5,000

Cub Swanson: $20,000

Kron Gracie: $3,500

Niko Price: $5,000

James Vick: $10,000

Mackenzie Dern: $3,500

Amanda Ribas: $3,500

Matt Frevola: $4,000

Luis Pena: $4,000

Eryk Anders: $5,000

Gerald Meerschaert: $5,000

Ryan Spann: $3,500

Devin Clark: $5,000

Thomas Gifford: $3,500

Mike Davis: $3,500

Max Griffin: $5,000

Alex Morono: $5,000

Deiveson Figueiredo: $5,000

Tim Elliott: $10,000

Marlon Vera: $10,000

Andre Ewell: $4,000

Miguel Baeza: $3,500

Hector Aldana: $3,500

Marvin Vettori: $5,000

Andrew Sanchez: $5,000

J.J. Aldrich: $5,000

Lauren Mueller: $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 2019 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts:

Year-to-date total: $6,014,500

2018 total: $6,901,000

2017 total: $6,295,000

2016 total: $7,138,000

2015 total: $3,185,000

Program-to-date total: $29,648,500

Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie

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