UFC On ESPN 11 Salaries: UFC Veteran Jim Miller Earns A Huge Payday
One of the top fighters in UFC history managed to secure the biggest pay out of anyone at UFC on ESPN 11.
MMA Fighting revealed the payday the fighters who competed inside the UFC’s APEX Center on June 20 for UFC on ESPN 11 received. The main event saw Curtis Blaydes set the record for most takedowns scored by a heavyweight with 14 against Alexander Volkov ($80,000). Blaydes (14-2, 1NC) earned the unanimous decision win while also earning $90,000. He earned an additional $90,000 for the win bonus.
Jim Miller (32-14, 1 NC) earned the biggest payday, before bonuses, out of anyone. He submitted Roosevelt Roberts in the first round of the fight, earning a Performance of the Night bonus. Miller earned $104,000 before the fight and got a $104,000 win bonus. He also earned an additional $50,000 for the Performance of the Night bonus.
Here are the full salaries from UFC on ESPN 11:
UFC on ESPN 11 Main Card (ESPN, 8 p.m. ET)
Curtis Blaydes ($180,000) def. Alexander Volkov ($80,000)
Josh Emmett ($152,000 + $50,000) def. Shane Burgos ($75,000 + $50,000)
Raquel Pennington ($126,000) def. Marion Reneau ($38,000)
Belal Muhammad ($100,000) def. Lyman Good ($28,000)
Jim Miller $208,000 + $50,000) def. Roosevelt Roberts ($25,000)
UFC on ESPN 11 Prelims (ESPN/ESPN+, 5p.m. ET)
Bobby Green ($72,000) def. Clay Guida ($73,000)
Tecia Torres ($96,000) def. Brianna Van Buren ($14,000)
Marc-Andre Barriault ($28,000) def. Oskar Piechota ($20,000)
Gillian Robertson ($50,000) def. Cortney Casey ($53,000)
Justin Jaynes ($24,000 + $50,000) def. Frank Camacho ($25,000)
Lauren Murphy ($76,000) def. Roxanne Modafferi ($50,000)
Austin Hubbard ($50,000) def. Max Rohskopf ($12,000)