UFC Vegas 46 Bonuses: Fighter Salaries & Incentive Pay Revealed

Now that UFC Vegas 46 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 Calvin Kattar in one of his best performances to date and plenty of great fights.

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 Vegas 46 Bonuses: Fighter Salaries & Incentive Pay, and earnings from the event. Before we begin, there are some important things to keep in mind. 

Calvin Kattar punches Giga Chikadze of Georgia in their featherweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on January 15, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Getty Images)

Firstly, Nevada 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 Vegas 46 took home a total of $134,000 under UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance.

Last but not least, the following payouts DO NOT include PPV revenue, as this was an ESPN+ event.

UFC Vegas 46 Bonuses: Fighter Salaries & Incentive Pay

Chase Sherman punches Jake Collier in their heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on January 15, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Credits: Getty Images)
Fighter  Result  Base Salary  Win Bonus  Performance Bonus  Incentive Pay/ Sponsorship  Total 
Calvin Kattar W $100,000 $100,000 $50,000 $6,000 $256,000
Giga Chikadze L $90,000 $90,000 $50,000 $6,000 $236,000
Jake Collier W $54,000 $54,000 $50,000 $6,000 $164,000
Chase Sherman L $60,000 $0   $11,000 $71,000
Brandon Royval W $42,000 $42,000   $4,500 $88,500
Rogerio Bontorin L $36,000 $0   $6,000 $42,000
Katlyn Chookagian W $72,000 $72,000   $11,000 $155,000
Jennifer Maia L $36,000 $0   $6,000 $42,000
Viacheslav Borshchev W $20,000 $20,000 $50,000 $4,000 $94,000
Dakota Bush L $16,000 $0   $4,000 $20,000
Bill Algeo W $30,000 $30,000   $4,500 $64,500
Joanderson Brito L $16,000 $0   $4,000 $20,000
Jamie Pickett W $24,000 $24,000   $6,000 $54,000
Joseph Holmes L $12,000 $0   $4,000 $16,000
Court McGee W $64,000 $64,000   $16,000 $144,000
Ramiz Brahimaj L $20,000 $0   .$4,000 $24,000
Brian Kelleher W $54,000 $54,000   $11,000 $119,000
Kevin Croom L $30,000 $0   $4,500 $34,500
T.J. Brown W $30,000 $30,000   $4,500 $64,500
Charles Rosa L $50,000 $0   $11,000 $61,000

After the end of the event, the UFC announced all the bonus winners. As such, Jake Collier and Viacheslav Borshchev got the Performance of The Night bonuses. Moreover, Calvin Kattar and Giga Chikadze took home $50,000 each as they won Fight of the Night for their 5-round war. 

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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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