Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Bivol Purse, Payouts, Salaries: How Much Will The Fighters Make?

Canelo Alvarez will meet Dmitry Bivol for WBA (Super) light heavyweight. However, Alvarez has moved up in the weight class to grab the title. However, it will be his second attempt, as he previously tried to grab this in 2019 against Sergey Kovalev. But Alvarez failed to win.

So, he is up again for the title and challenges Dmitry. We will get to see Alvarez in 175 pounds after three years for the second time.

Bivol, on the other hand, is unbeaten and will enter the ring with a 19-0 record. So, it is expected that he will not give up the title, and Alvarez vs Bivol fight will surely be competitive. Therefore, the bout has a huge purse on the table. Let’s get to know detail about how much money the fighters will make.

Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Bivol Purse, Payouts, Salaries

Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Bivol Live
Canelo Alvarez (L) and WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol (R face off as Matchroom Sport Chairman Eddie Hearn (C) looks on during a ceremonial weigh-in at Toshiba Plaza on May 06, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bivol will defend his title against Alvarez at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on May 7. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Regardless of the outcome, both fighters will receive a handsome payout. Alvarez will earn a guaranteed $15 million along with a $40 million cap or 70% PPV shares reportedly.

Alvarez has signed up for two PPV fights with DAZN. And Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Bivol’s fight is the first appearance. Combining two PPV fights, Alvarez is expected to earn $100 million.

On the other hand, Bivol will earn a guaranteed $2 million salary and 30% of the PPV sales. So, the amount will surely increase for Bivol.

Fighters Guaranteed Purse Total Payout (estimated)
Canelo Alvarez $15 million $55 million (with PPV)
Dmitry Bivol $2 million $19 million (with PPV)

Keep in mind that guaranteed payouts don’t include any deduction for some classified items such as licenses, insurance, and taxes. In addition to that, PPV cuts are also not calculated here. Further, the PPV payout and other incentive payments will be added later after the event is finished. Hence, the fighters will earn more which we will update upon the disclosure from the organizer.

Note: This post was pieced together from various news sources and authors, which is assumed to be reliable. As soon as the final payout is disclosed, we will update the data.


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