UFC 270 Bonuses: Fighter Salaries & Incentive Pay Revealed

Now that UFC 270 is over, the fighters will be relishing their victories or be dwelling on their defeats. Either way, the huge amounts of money that they’ve earned will surely give them good company. 

In one of the most memorable and entertaining UFC Events, we got to see some very good fights. Fans will be feeling very satisfied after witnessing the return of Francis Ngannou in a heavyweight unification bout, and another 5 round war between Brandon Moreno and Deiveson Figueiredo.  

As such, the only question in people’s minds will be: How much did they earn? Well, let’s take a look at all the UFC 270 Bonuses: Fighter Salaries & Incentive Pay, and earnings from the event. Before we begin, there are some important things to keep in mind. 

UFC 270: Ngannou vs Gane Results + Full Fight Video Highlights
Francis Ngannou of Cameroon and Ciryl Gane of France trade punches in their UFC heavyweight championship fight during the UFC 270 event at Honda Center on January 22, 2022, in Anaheim, California. (Credits: Getty Images)

Firstly, California State Athletic Commission does not release fighter pay, so none of the following payout data for the event is official. However, we can estimate a fighter’s pay info by looking at their previous, officially-released salaries.

Secondly, fight week incentives indicate payments for outfitting requirements, media obligations, and other items under the fighter code of conduct. As such, fighters from UFC 270 event took home a total of $224,500 under UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance.

Last but not least, the following payouts DO NOT include PPV revenue, as this will continue to accumulate for some time.

UFC 270 Bonuses: Fighter Salaries & Incentive Pay

Deiveson Figueiredo of Brazil (right) exchanges punches with Brandon Moreno of Mexico in their flyweight title fight during the UFC 270 event at Honda Center on January 22, 2022, in Anaheim, California. (Credits: Getty Images)
Fighter  Base Salary  Win Bonus  Performance  Bonus  Incentive Pay/ Sponsorships Total
Francis Ngannou $600,000     $42,000 $642,000
Ciryl Gane $500,000     $32,000 $532,000
Brandon Moreno $200,000   $50,000 $42,000 $292,000
Deiveson Figueiredo $150,000   $50,000 $32,000 $232,000
Michel Pereira $100,000     $6,000 $106,000
Andre Fialho $20,000     $4,000 $24,000
Cody Stamann $60,000     $6,000 $66,000
Said Nurmagomedov $40,000   $50,000 $4,500 $44,500
Trevin Giles $60,000     $6,000 $66,000
Michael Morales $16,000     $4,000 $20,000
Raoni Barcelos $54,000     $6,000 $60,000
Victor Henry $14,000     $4,000 $18,000
Jack Della Maddalena $16,000     $4,000 $20,000
Pete Rodriguez $12,000     $4,000 $16,000
Tony Gravely $50,000     $6,000 $56,000
Saimon Oliveira $16,000     $4,000 $20,000
Kay Hansen $20,000     $4,000 $24,000
Jasmine Jasudavicius $14,000     $4,000 $18,000
Matt Frevola $30,000     $6,000 $36,000
Genaro Valdez $14,000     $4,000 $18,000
Silvana Gomez Juarez $16,000     $4,000 $20,000
Vanessa Demopoulos $16,000   $50,000 $4,000 $20,000

After the end of the event, UFC President Dana White announced all the bonus winners. As such, Said Nurmagomedov and Vanessa Demopoulos got the Performance of The Night bonuses. Moreover, Brandon Moreno and Deiveson Figueiredo also got $50,000 each for their intense 5-round Fight of The Night

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Sami Haider

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Sami Haider is a UFC/boxing journalist who connects combat sports to pop culture. His deep passion for the UFC started in 2018, triggered by the UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor fight. He is a passionate writer who has a profound love for the sport and the skills that are used in it. Through his work, Sami aspires to connect combat sportsmen and their enthusiastic fans.


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