UFC 283: Gilbert Burns vs Neil Magny Purse, Payouts, Salaries: How Much Will the Fighters Make?

The current fifth-ranked UFC welterweight Gilbert Burns is ready to take down his fellow American welterweight Neil Magny at the co-main event of UFC 283.

Since May 2020, Burns has tasted defeat twice out of his last three UFC appearances, losing to big names like Kamaru Usman and Khamzat Chimaev, so the upcoming bout will be a very crucial one for Durinho to regain his confidence.

The Brazilian’s opponent, Neil Magny, has been regularly fighting since 2020; in his last bout, this American fighter secured a submission victory over Daniel Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night 214.

But the Haitian sensation has a dream to touch the ultimate reward: winning the upcoming bout against Burns will earn him the recognition that he deserves and will put him one step ahead of his first title shot.

Gilbert Burn is an unstoppable force in the octagon as he will be fighting on his home ground, whereas Magny is an emerging fighter, so the co-main event of UFC 283 will be a legitimate source of excitement for combat sports fans. Let us take a look at the financials of these two light heavyweight contenders for the upcoming title bout.

Gilbert Burns vs Neil Magny Purse, Payouts, Salaries

Even though the UFC keeps the salaries of its athletes secret, we can still get a good idea of how much each fighter makes by looking at their previous fights, our UFC insider data, and information from many news outlets, authors, and the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Without further ado, let’s deep dive into the fight purse and payouts of Gilbert Burns vs Neil Magny. 

Gilbert Burns vs Neil Magny
Gilbert Burns vs Neil Magny (Credit: Getty)

How much will Gilbert Burns make at UFC 283?

Burns’s bout on UFC 226 against Dan Hooker earned him a small purse of $36,000 on July 6, 2018. But as the Brazilian rose through the ranks of the welterweight division, his fight purse got bigger. Namely, his first title bout against Kamaru Usman earned him a hefty total of $330,000.

Gilbert Burns will reportedly earn a guaranteed purse of $100,000, along with sponsorship deals and PPV revenue. After calculating all the payments, Burns will be grabbing a lofty total of $225,000 for his upcoming bout.

How much will Neil Magny make at UFC 283?

At the beginning of his career, Neil Magny made a meager purse of $18,000 for a submission defeat against Sérgio Moraes at UFC 163. 

The New York native saw a rise in pay as he started fighting big names. His fight against Michael Chiesa at UFC Fight Island 8 earned him a hefty purse of $100,000.

For the upcoming bout against Burns at UFC 283, Magny is set to bag a lofty guaranteed purse of $80,000. With the sponsorship deals and the PPV share, Neil Magny will grab a whopping $135,000 for the fight.

Saifullah Nayem

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Business undergrad and has been a culer since childhood, currently working as a combat sportswriter at SportsZion. Aside from sports, he is passionate about marketing and business-related activities.


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