Covington/Usman Lead UFC 245 Pay
Colby Covington and Kamaru Usman will be making some serious coin just for walking into the Octagon on Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Usman and Covington will both make a guaranteed $500,000 for the UFC welterweight world championship at UFC 245.
Jose Aldo will make $400,000 to show and an extra $50,000 if he defeats Marlon Moraes on the event’s main card, followed by UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will make $350,000 to show and another $100,000 if she defeats Germaine de Randamie who’ll make $100,000.
UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will make $350,000 flat for his defense against Alexander Volkanovski, who will make $250,000 for the evening.
Here are the full salaries along with win bonuses ahead of UFC 245:
Kamaru Usman: $500,000
Colby Covington: $500,000
Max Holloway: $350,000
Alexander Volkanovski: $250,000
Amanda Nunes: $350,000 to show, $100,000 to win
Germaine de Randamie: $100,000
Marlon Moraes: $110,000 to show, $110,000 to win
Jose Aldo: $400,000 to show, $50,000 to win
Petr Yan: $66,000 to show, $66,000 to win
Urijah Faber: $250,000
Mike Perry: $90,000 to show, $90,000 to win
Geoff Neal: $31,000 to show, $31,000 to win
Ketlen Vieira: $33,000 to show, $33,000 to win
Irene Aldana: $40,000 to show, $40,000 to win
Ian Heinisch: $25,000 to show, $25,000 to win
Omari Akhemedov: $55,000 to show, $55,000 to win
Matt Brown: $80,000 to show, $80,000 to win
Ben Saunders: $35,000 to show, $35,000 to win
Chase Hooper: $24,000 to show, $24,000 to win
Daniel Teymur: $18,000 to show, $18,000 to win
Brandon Moreno: $31,000 to show, $31,000 to win
Kai-Kara France: $25,000 to show, $25,000 to win
Jessica Eye: $48,000 to show, $48,000 to win (Eye will pay $14,400 of her show money as penalty for missing weight on Friday)
Viviane Araujo: $45,000 to show, $45,000 to win
Puna Soriano: $10,000 to show, $10,000 to win
Oskar Piechota: $20,000 to show, $20,000 to win