Overeem tops UFN 26 salaries with $285k


Today the Massachusettes State Athletic Commission released the full salary information for the Ultimate Fight Night 26 that took place on August 16th in Boston, MA:

Chael Sonnen: $100,000
Mauricio Rua: $175,000

Travis Browne: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
Alistair Overeem: $285,714.29

Urijah Faber: $120,000 (includes $60,000 win bonus)
Yuri Alcantara: $16,000

Matt Brown: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus)
Mike Pyle: $45,000

John Howard: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
Uriah Hall: $10,000

Michael Johnson: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)

Joe Lauzon: $27,000

Michael McDonald: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
Brad Pickett: $23,000

Conor McGregor: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
Max Holloway: $14,000

Steven Siler: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Mike Brown: $30,000

Diego Brandao: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
Daniel Pineda: $15,000

Manny Gamburyan: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
Cole Miller: $26,000

Ovince St. Preux: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus)
Cody Donovan: $8,000

James Vick: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
Ramsey Nijem: $14,000

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luctaro site profile image  

9/11/13 12:10 PM by luctaro

Low end HAS increased (from 2/3 or 3/3 to 6/6 or 9/9) but lets get real,most of the guys that come in with that salary can be replaced by other people fighting outside the org, so they dont have any leverage whatsoever.You know the guy in this season on TUF who's father pays everything for him to only train, that on top of that confesses he slacks and doesnt train much? Yep, he gets 9/9 if the UFC gives him a fight. So yeah im not too excited to see that guy get pay more than necessary.

ThickS0lid N Right site profile image  

9/11/13 10:03 AM by ThickS0lid N Right

Jimmy leave Cole outta this remember he's coming back

FightToLive site profile image  

9/11/13 9:55 AM by FightToLive

Hey Cindy my company paid fighter's more in sponsorship money 10 year's ago then some make today. Yes I am surprised! The sport has exploded and the UFC has it monopolized. I would expect fighter's pay's to increase? Wouldn't you????? No Troll here!

ShakeR_ site profile image  

9/11/13 9:44 AM by ShakeR_

Wasn't there already a thread a while ago that showed Fitch was averaging over $100k per year in net pay... Or is this just a fun fight to have all over again?As much noise as Chael talks about being the highest paid fighter and Overeem almost triples his salary haha.

Filo_Beto site profile image  

9/11/13 9:20 AM by Filo_Beto

Yea , that's great money if you work at mcdonalds and live in a trailer park. But not much for a PROFESSIONAL fighter that has been ranked in the top 10 of his division for years.

CindyO site profile image  

9/11/13 8:38 AM by CindyO

0/10. You've been here since 2006 yet wanna act surprised/dumb about pay? Laziest troll eva:)Cindy

Rtchamp15 site profile image  

9/11/13 4:38 AM by Rtchamp15

You spend too much on food brah.

ssj site profile image  

9/11/13 3:43 AM by ssj

Just because fighters sign the contract doesn't mean its a shitty paying contract ..

Hazard 76 site profile image  

9/11/13 2:16 AM by Hazard 76

I have noticed this too. I assume his contract was negotiated in Euros, or maybe Pound Sterling. So the UFC work out the exchange rate to US Dollars when releasing the fighter pay.Only logical explanation I can think off.