This is how much Israel Adesanya made at UFC 263

UFC Middlweight Champion Israel Adesanya bagged the biggest pay check at UFC 263 after he retained his title against Marvin Vettori. He won the rematch on a decision. Thanks to the Arizona Department of Gaming, the pays out every fighter that competed at the event have been made public. The salaries exclude PPV earnings and taxes. The total disclosed purses for PPV is $3,233,000.

Adesanya walked away with $500,000 whereas the Italian dream was the second-highest earner with a $350,000 check. Next is Nate Diaz who received $250,000 despite losing the welterweight bout against Leon Edwards. Edwards made $222,000 that includes the $111,000 upfront payment and another $110,000 in win bonus.

Brandon Moreno, who made history at UFC 263 by becoming the first Mexican flyweight champion, made $200,000, which is $10,000 less than his opponent and then-flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo ($210,000) made.

Here are salaries for the UFC 23 fight card:
• Israel Adesanya: $500,000 (no win bonus) def. Marvin Vettori: $350,000
• Brandon Moreno: $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus) def. Deiveison Figueirdo: $210,000
• Leon Edwards: $220,000 (includes $110,000 win bonus) def. Nate Diaz: $250,000
• Belal Muhammad: $160,000 (includes $80,000 win bonus) def. Demian Maia: $175,000
• Paul Craig: $110,000 (includes $55,000 win bonus) def. Jamahal Hill: $28,000
• Brad Riddell: $80,000 (includes $40,000 win bonus) def. Drew Dober: $87,000
• Eryk Anders: $150,000 (includes $75,000 win bonus) def. Darren Stewart: $45,000
• Lauren Murphy: $140,000 (includes $70,000 win bonus) def. Joanne Calderwood: $51,000
• Movsar Evloev: $72,000 (includes $36,000 win bonus) def. Hakeem Dawodu: $55,000
• Pannie Kianzad: $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus) def. Alexis Davis: $43,000
• Terrance McKinney $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Matt Frevola: $23,000
• Steven Peterson: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus) def. Chase Hooper: $37,000
• Fares Ziam: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus) def. Luigi Vendramini: $15,000
• Carlos Felipe: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus) def. Jake Collier: $28,000

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