Vasiliy Lomachenko vs Richard Commey Fight Purse, Payouts, Salaries

Vasiliy Lomachenko will face Richard Commey  in a historic matchup at Madison Square Garden on December 11, 2021. Lomachenko is certainly looking to return to the top of the division. While on the other hand, the former world champ Commey will surely try to hold his position.

Lomachenko has been having a dominant start with a 15-2 record in his professional boxing career. However, he had 13 winning streaks before he lost on October 17, 2020 against Teofimo Lopez via unanimous decision. But, Lomachenko came back on June 26, 2021 against Masayoshi Nakatani which he won via TKO.

On the other hand, Commey has a 30-3 record and he went through 24 fights before he got a chance for a world title fight. He had 24 winning streaks before he lost to Robert Easter Jr. in 2016. After that he lost two more fights and the most recent one came in 2019 against Teófimo López. However, he came back on February 13, 2021 against Jackson Marinez. Now Commey will battle against Vasiliy Lomachenko for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental lightweight title.

Vasiliy Lomachenko vs Richard Commey Purse

Vasiliy Lomachenko vs Richard Commey
Vasiliy Lomachenko (L) and Richard Commey (R) face-off during the press conference at Chase Square at Madison Square Garden on December 09, 2021 in New York, New York. (Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images)

Ghanaian boxer Richard Commey is expected to get a big pay check against Vasiliy Lomachenko. As per different sources Commey will receive $700k from the fight. On the other hand, Vasiliy Lomachenko may earn $750K.

However, both fighters will earn a guaranteed $250K. This fight is not a PPV event. Hence, PPV share will not be calculated here. The fighters will earn salaries and sponsorship deal.

Fighters Minimum Guaranteed Purse Expected Total Payout
Vasiliy Lomachenko $250k $750K
Richard Commey $250K $700K


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 sponsor 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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