UFC 258 Salaries and Payouts

UFC 258 Salaries and Payouts

UFC 258 (Usman vs Burns) salaries and payouts including base pay, win bonuses, performance bonuses and promotional compliance pay are shown in the table below.

*Note that the PPV buyrate shown below is only for the purposes of estimating the PPV points received by the champion. This is a best guess based on previous cards and drawing power.*

The February 13th card was highlighted by a fight between defending champion Kamaru Usman and challenger Gilbert Burns where Usman defended his belt with a third round TKO. $50k performance bonuses went to Polyana Viana, Anthony Hernandez, Julian Marquez, and Usman.

Note that the official payouts have not been disclosed for this fight card in Las Vegas so the salaries listed are based on estimates of previous contracts. Other assumptions are made like expected contract changes. All promotional compliance pay figures are based on the formula negotiated with Reebok.

Total Payout to Fighters (including fight purse, PPV points, bonuses and compliance pay): $3,694,000
Total Compliance Pay (Reebok): $179,000

UFC 258 Detailed Payouts

FighterOpponentDateEventResultBase SalaryWin BonusPPV BuysPPV Payout (est)Performance BonusSponsorshipTotalComments
Kamaru UsmanGilbert Burns2/13/2021UFC 258W$600,000 $0500,000$400,000 $40,000 $1,040,000 PPV Estimate
Gilbert BurnsKamaru Usman2/13/2021UFC 258L$250,000 $0$50,000 $30,000 $330,000
Kelvin GastelumIan Heinisch2/13/2021UFC 258W$150,000 $150,000 $15,000 $315,000
Maycee BarberAlexa Grasso2/13/2021UFC 258L$32,000 $0$5,000 $37,000
Alexa GrassoMaycee Barber2/13/2021UFC 258W$40,000 $40,000 $5,000 $85,000
Ian HeinischKelvin Gastelum2/13/2021UFC 258L$40,000 $0$5,000 $45,000
Ricky SimonBrian Kelleher2/13/2021UFC 258W$40,000 $40,000 $5,000 $85,000
Brian KelleherRicky Simon2/13/2021UFC 258L$42,000 $0$10,000 $52,000
Maki PitoloJulian Marquez2/13/2021UFC 258L$24,000 $0$4,000 $28,000
Julian MarquezMaki Pitolo2/13/2021UFC 258W$16,000 $16,000 $50,000 $3,500 $85,500
Rodolfo VieraAnthony Hernandez2/13/2021UFC 258L$24,000 $24,000 $3,500 $51,500
Anthony HernandezRodolfo Viera2/13/2021UFC 258W$16,000 $16,000 $50,000 $4,000 $86,000
Belal MuhammadDhiego Lima2/13/2021UFC 258W$60,000 $60,000 $10,000 $130,000
Dhiego LimaBelal Muhammad2/13/2021UFC 258L$30,000 $0$5,000 $35,000
Polyana VianaMallory Martin2/13/2021UFC 258W$20,000 $20,000 $50,000 $5,000 $95,000
Mallory MartinPolyana Viana2/13/2021UFC 258L$16,000 $0$3,500 $19,500
Andre EwellChris Gutierrez2/13/2021UFC 258L$30,000 $0$5,000 $35,000
Chris GutierrezAndre Ewell2/13/2021UFC 258W$24,000 $24,000 $5,000 $53,000
Gabriel GreenPhilip Rowe2/13/2021UFC 258W$16,000 $16,000 $3,500 $35,500
Philip RoweGabriel Green2/13/2021UFC 258L$12,000 $0$3,500 $15,500
Gillian RobertsonMiranda Maverick2/13/2021UFC 258n/a$36,000 $0$5,000 $41,000 Assumed Paid
Miranda MaverickGillian Robertson2/13/2021UFC 258n/a$16,000 $0$3,500 $19,500 Assumed Paid

9 thoughts on “UFC 258 Salaries and Payouts”

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    1. Great Catch Xody – thank you! It was an error in my spreadsheet. It also affected the data of one other fighter (Cormier) which I will go fix. Hope you enjoy my site.

      1. Yes, i love your site 🙂
        The first site i know which considers also estimated PPV cuts.
        Keep on the great work bro!

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    1. Thanks Medha – As noted on the page: “Note that the official payouts have not been disclosed for this fight card in Las Vegas so the salaries listed are based on estimates of previous contracts. Other assumptions are made like expected contract changes. All promotional compliance pay figures are based on the formula negotiated with Reebok.”

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