Bellator 199 purses range from $150k to $1,200

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Bellator 199 took place on May 12, 2018 at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. These are the official purses.

Ryan Bader $150,000 (no win bonus)
beat Muhammed Lawal: $150,000 (no win bonus)
Jon Fitch $120,000 (includes $60,000 win bonus)
beat Paul Daley $30,000
Aaron Pico $70,000 (includes $35,000 win bonus)
beat Lee Morrison $12,000
Cheick Kongo $150,000 (no win bonus)
beat Javy Ayala $30,000
Adam Piccolotti: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
beat Carrington Banks $14,000
Deron Winn $2,400 (includes $1,200 win bonus)
beat Ahmed White $1,200
Justin Tenedora $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus)
beat David Rivera $1,200
Gaston Bolanos $5,000 (no win bonus)
beat Malcolm Hill $1,200
James Terry $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus) def. Danasabe Mohammed $1,500
Amber Leibrock $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
beat Janay Harding $10,000
Jordan Williams $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus)
beat Brandon Hester $1,750
Hyder Amil $2,400 (includes $1,200 win bonus)
beat Elias Anderson $1,200
Ignacio Ortiz $2,400 (includes $1,200 win bonus)
beat Matt Aragoni $1,200
Mark Climaco $2,400 (includes $1,200 win bonus)
beat Daniel Oseguera $1,200
J.J. Okanovich $2,400 (includes $1,200 win bonus)
beat Hugo Lujan $1,200
Thomas Ponce de Leon $2,400 (includes $1,200 win bonus)
beat Dominic Sumner $1,200
Hohelin Hernandez $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus)
beat Josh San Diego $2,000
Josh Paiva $5,000 (includes $2,500 win bonus)
beat Adam Antolin $2,500
Cass Bell $2,400 (includes $1,200 win bonus)
beat Khai Wu $1,200

Total: $852,350

The above figures are the fighter payout information that promoters are required by California regulations to submit to the state athletic commission; they do not represent a full accounting of each fighter’s income.

Fighters bear significant costs including training expenses, a percentage to management, a percentage to the trainer, plus insurance, licenses, and taxes.

On the income side, fighters receive apparel sponsorships that used to rival purses in some cases; however, the market has changed radically. Although it is not usual, in some cases there is an LOA [Letter of Agreement] on the contract for additional income. And lastly, many fighters earn income from teaching, from appearances, and in many cases from regular employment in the non-fighting space.

H/T MMAjunkie