UFC Vegas 52 Bonuses: Fighter Salaries & Incentive Pay Revealed

Now that UFC Vegas 52 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 Jessica Andrade in one of her 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 52 Bonuses: Fighter Salaries & Incentive Pay, and earnings from the event. Before we begin, there are some important things to keep in mind. 

Jessica Andrade of Brazil kicks Amanda Lemos of Brazil in a strawweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on April 23, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Credits: 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 52 took home a total of $163,000 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 52 Bonuses: Fighter Salaries & Incentive Pay

Charles Jourdain of Canada punches Lando Vannata in a featherweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on April 23, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Credits: Getty Images)
Fighter  Base Salary  Win Bonus  Performance Bonus  Incentive Pay/ Sponsorships  Total 
Clay Guida $73,000     $21,000 $94,000
Jéssica Andrade $70,000 $70,000 $50,000 $16,000 $216,000
Philipe Lins $80,000 $80,000   $4,000 $164,000
Amanda Lemos $40,000     $6,000 $46,000
Lando Vannata $25,000     $11,000 $36,000
Maycee Barber $29,000 $29,000   $6,000 $64,000
Marcin Prachnio $25,000     $4,500 $29,500
Manel Kape $22,250     $4,500 $26,750
Chase Sherman $14,000     $11,000 $25,000
Alexander Romanov $20,000     $4,500 $24,500
  Charles Jourdain $16,000 $16,000   $6,000 $38,000
Montana De La Rosa $15,000     $6,000 $21,000
Tyson Pedro $14,000 $14,000   $6,000 $34,000
Claudio Puelles $15,000 $15,000 $50,000 $4,500 $84,500
Su Mudaerji $15,000     $4,500 $19,500
Dwight Grant $13,000   $50,000 $6,000 $69,000
Marc-André Barriault $14,000 $14,000   $4,500 $32,500
Jordan Wright $12,000     $4,500 $16,500
Ike Villanueva $12,000     $4,500 $16,500
Sergey Khandozhko $12,000 $12,000 $50,000 $4,000 $78,000
Preston Parsons $12,000 $12,000   $4,000 $28,000
Evan Elder $12,000     $4,000 $16,000
Qileng Aori $12,000 $12,000   $4,000 $28,000
Cameron Else $12,000     $4,000 $16,000
Dean Barry $12,000     $4,000 $16,000
Mike Jackson $10,000 $10,000   $4,000 $24,000

After the end of the event, the UFC announced all the bonus winners. As such, Jéssica Andrade and Claudio Puelles got the Performance of The Night bonuses. Moreover, Dwight Grant and Sergey Khandozhko took home $50,000 each as they won Fight of the Night for their 3-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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