UFC Vegas 21 Salaries and Payouts

UFC Vegas 21 Salaries and Payouts

UFC Vegas 21 (UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad, UFC Fight Night 187, UFC on ESPN+ 45) salaries and payouts including base pay, win bonuses, performance bonuses and promotional compliance pay are shown in the table below.

This card (on March 13, 2021) was highlighted by a fight between Leon Edwards and Belal Muhammad which ended in a no contest due to an eye poke. Muhammad was a replacement for Khamzat Chimaev who was pulled from the card due to lingering effects from COVID-19. $50k bonuses went to Dan Ige, Matthew Semelsberger, Ryan Spann and Davey Grant.

*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, trends and drawing power. 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): $1,712,000
Total Compliance Pay (Reebok): $172,000

UFC Vegas 21 Detailed Payouts

FighterOpponentDateEventResultBase SalaryWin BonusPPV BuysPPV Payout (est)Performance BonusSponsorshipTotalComments
Leon EdwardsBelal Muhammad3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$60,000 $0$10,000 $70,000
Dan IgeGavin Tucker3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$60,000 $60,000 $50,000 $5,000 $175,000
Belal MuhammadLeon Edwards3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$60,000 $0$10,000 $70,000
Misha CirkunovRyan Spann3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$60,000 $0$5,000 $65,000
Ryan SpannMisha Cirkunov3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$30,000 $30,000 $50,000 $5,000 $115,000
Gavin TuckerDan Ige3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$30,000 $0$5,000 $35,000
Jonathan MartinezDavey Grant3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$30,000 $0$5,000 $35,000
Davey GrantJonathan Martinez3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$24,000 $24,000 $50,000 $5,000 $103,000
Matheus NicolauManel Kape3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$24,000 $24,000 $5,000 $53,000
Manel KapeMatheus Nicolau3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$60,000 $0$3,500 $63,500
Eryk AndersDarren Stewart3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$64,000 $0$10,000 $74,000
Darren StewartEryk Anders3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$60,000 $0$10,000 $70,000
Angela HillAshley Yoder3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$60,000 $60,000 $15,000 $135,000
Ashley YoderAngela Hill3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$30,000 $0$10,000 $40,000
Charles JourdainMarcelo Rojo3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$20,000 $20,000 $4,000 $44,000
Marcelo RojoCharles Jourdain3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$12,000 $0$3,500 $15,500
Rani YahyaRay Rodriguez3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$60,000 $60,000 $20,000 $140,000
Ray RodriguezRani Yahya3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$16,000 $0$3,500 $19,500
Nasrat HaqparastRafa García3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$36,000 $36,000 $5,000 $77,000
Rafa GarcíaNasrat Haqparast3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$16,000 $0$3,500 $19,500
Cortney CaseyJJ Aldrich3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$54,000 $0$10,000 $64,000
JJ AldrichCortney Casey3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$32,000 $32,000 $5,000 $69,000
Jinh Yu FreyGloria de Paula3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$18,000 $18,000 $3,500 $39,500
Gloria de PaulaJinh Yu Frey3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$12,000 $0$3,500 $15,500
Matthew SemelsbergerJason Witt3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$16,000 $16,000 $50,000 $3,500 $85,500
Jason WittMatthew Semelsberger3/13/2021UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad$16,000 $0$3,500 $19,500

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