UFC 275: Glover Teixeira vs Jiri Prochazka Purse, Payouts, Salaries: How Much Will the Fighters Make?
Glover Teixeira is set to defend his Light Heavyweight crown for the very first time at UFC 275, as he gears up to face Czech Republic sensation Jiri Prochazka in Singapore.
The 42-year old Teixeira has had a fairytale run to the title, and had to overcome a lot of setbacks in order to reach the top. He has been a member of the UFC roster for 20 years, and is one of the highly respected fighters in the promotion.
His opponent Jiri Prochazka is a newcomer to the UFC, but has two spectacular knockouts in both his fights in the UFC. While some have criticized his fast tracked path to a title shot, there is no doubt that Porchazka will provide a formidable test for the Brazilian.
Glover Teixeira vs Jiri Prochazka Purse, Payouts, Salaries
While the UFC remains very discreet about how much fighters will be paid, we can get an estimation on how much each fighter will be earning based off earnings in their previous matches.
How much will Glover Teixeira make at UFC 275?
Teixeira is currently on a six-fight win streak. In his first fight of the streak, he took on Karl Roberson. In that fight, he made $190,000. The fight that got him the title shot was when Teixeira took on compatriot Thiago Santos. In that fight Glover made $225,ooo, which includes a bonus for performance of the night.
In his last fight against Jan Blachowicz, Teixeira made a total of $432,000. Hence, it is expected that Teixeira will be making $500,000 from his title defense.
How Much Will Jiri Prochazka make at UFC 275?
As we have said, Prochazka has taken the UFC by storm. In his first fight, he took on former title challenger Volkan Ozdemir. The Czech fighter make $153,000.
In his next fight, Porchazka went up against another former title challenger in Dominic Reyes. Jiri knocked him out viscously with a spinning elbow, and made $214,000- bonus included.
However, these 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 form 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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