UFC 273 Bonuses: Fighter Salaries & Incentive Pay Revealed

Now that UFC 273 is over, the fighters will be relishing their victories or 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 Khamzat Chimaev in a welterweight bout, and a dominant performance from Alexander Volkanovski.  

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 273 Bonuses: Fighter Salaries & Incentive Pay, and earnings from the event. Before we begin, there are some important things to keep in mind. 

Alexander Volkanovski of Australia punches Chan Sung Jung of South Korea in their featherweight title fight during the UFC 273 event at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on April 09, 2022, in Jacksonville, Florida. (Credits: Getty Images)

Firstly, Florida 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 $300,000 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 273 Bonuses: Fighter Salaries & Incentive Pay

Khamzat Chimaev of Russia punches Gilbert Burns of Brazil in their welterweight fight during the UFC 273 event at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on April 09, 2022, in Jacksonville, Florida. (Credits: Getty Images)
Fighter  Base Salary  Win Bonus  Performance Bonus  Incentive Pay/ Sponsorships  Total 
Alexander Volkanovski $500,000   $600,000 $42,000 $1,142,000
Chan Sung Jung $200,000     $32,000 $232,000
Aljamain Sterling $250,000   $600,000 $42,000 $892,000
Petr Yan $500,000   $600,000 $42,000 $1,142,000
Gilbert Burns $150,000   $50,000 $16,000 $166,000
Khamzat Chimaev $150,000   $50,000 $4,500 $154,500
Mackenzie Dern $90,000     $6,000 $96,000
Tecia Torres $72,000     $11,000 $83,000
Vinc Pichel $60,000     $6,000 $66,000
Mark Madsen $50,000     $4,500 $54,500
Ian Garry $30,000     $4,000 $34,000
Darian Weeks $24,000     $4,000 $28,000
Anthony Hernandez $30,000     $4,500 $34,500
Josh Fremd $12,000     $4,000 $16,000
Aspen Ladd $60,000     $6,000 $66,000
Raquel Pennington $66,000     $16,000 $82,000
Mickey Gall $60,000     $11,000 $71,000
Mike Malott $16,000     $4,000 $20,000
Aleksei Oleynik $100,000     $16,000 $116,000
Jared Vanderaa $40,000     $6,000 $46,000
Piera Rodriguez $12,000     $4,000 $16,000
Kay Hansen $24,000     $4,500 $28,500
Julio Arce $60,000     $6,000 $66,000
Daniel Santos $12,000     $4,000 $16,000

After the end of the event, UFC President Dana White announced all the bonus winners. As such, Alexander Volkanovski and Aleksei Oleinik 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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