Leon Edwards is scheduled to take on Kamaru Usman in the final episode of the trilogy at UFC 286. Leon will defend his welterweight championship at the O2 arena whereas Kamaru will try to snatch that belt right away after losing it, relinquishing a 15-win streak. They both have a massive payday this time around which is gargantuan compared to the initial fight purses of their careers.
How much will Leon Edwards earn?
Leon Edwards is currently on a 10-win streak. On his first title defense, he will look to emulate his opponent and stretch the streak further. On top of that, he has the chance to bag an accumulated amount of $1.2 million. The total payout will depend on whether the PPV touches the mark or not. Leon has a guaranteed purse of 500k USD from the fight. And his contract with Venum will ensure an amount of 42K USD in his pocket. Upon reaching the mark, ‘Rocky’ should bag around $650,000 from the PPV shares.
How much is Kamaru Usman’s payout vs Leon Edwards?
On the flip side, Kamaru Usman will look to regain his welterweight title and have the last laugh over Leon. In that conquest, he will receive a greater payout from PPV sales upon reaching the mark, a total amounting to $850,000 USD. However, he will receive a lesser payout from sponsorship deals for being the challenger. That sum is still a respectable $32,000. With a greater guaranteed purse comprising 750k USD, Kamaru could earn a greater accumulated payout of $1.5 million.
What is Kamaru Usman’s net worth?
According to the reports of celebrity net worth, Kamaru Usman is worth 3+ million USD. He boasts a mammoth 958K Twitter followers. Along with that, he has 16.6K subscriptions on his YouTube channel. Then again, his Instagram eclipses all other platforms amassing 3.4 million followers.
Social media itself has racked up millions of dollars for “The Nigerian Nightmare.” On top of that, he had the largest payout of his UFC career against Colby Covington, notching up $1,892,000 USD in total. Kamaru earned $72,500 upon his maiden victory in TUF back in 2015.
What is Leon Edwards’ net worth?
Leon Edwards is reportedly worth around $1 million. He lags behind in social media followers compared to Kamaru Usman. Leon has 930K followers on Instagram and 252K followers on Twitter.
Alongside that, he has earned a total of 1,506,500 USD from his UFC career payouts. The highest guaranteed purse among them was the championship fight against Kamaru. The Birmingham boy will soon get his hands on the greens in larger quantities, starting with the purse in UFC 286.
How much did Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman earn from their previous bouts?
‘Rocky’ and ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ did not share such a hostile relationship earlier in their careers. However, things are heating up this time around. Tracing back to their first fight, Kamaru bagged 26,500 USD whereas Leon got 17,500 USD in his pocket. Their second bout had an astronomic rise in terms of payouts.
At UFC 278, Leon Edwards earned a significantly greater amount of $432,000, outclassing Kamaru. That purse comprised a guaranteed $350,000 purse, 32,000 in sponsorship deals, and $50,000 in PPV payout. Kamaru Usman, being the champion at that point, understandably earned more.
THe Nigerian’s purse consisted of a guaranteed fight payout of 500K USD. Along with that, Usman earned a PPV bonus worth $400,000, a post-fight bonus worth 20K USD, and even beyond that, a sponsorship bonus worth $42,000. In total, Kamaru earned a jaw-dropping total of $962,000.