UFC Vegas 25 Salaries and Payouts

UFC Vegas 25 Salaries and Payouts

UFC Vegas 25 (also known as UFC on ESPN 23 and UFC on ESPN: Reyes vs. Prochazka) salaries and payouts including base pay, win bonuses, performance bonuses and promotional compliance pay are shown in the table below.

This card (on May 1, 2021) was highlighted by a fight between light heavyweight contenders Dominick Reyes and Jiri Prochazka which was won by Prochazka via a spectacular spinning back elbow. Prochazka earned an extra $100k in fight bonuses for his performance and fight of the night. Reyes got a $50k consolation prize for being the other half of the FOTN and Giga took home the final $50k bonus with his liver kick victory over veteran Cub Swanson.

*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 Venum.

Added payout for Diego Sanchez based on info provided by Kevin Iole via Twitter


Total Payout to Fighters (including fight purse, PPV points, bonuses and compliance pay): $1,841,800
Total Compliance Pay (Venum): $165,000

UFC Vegas 25 Detailed Payouts

FighterOpponentDateEventResultBase SalaryWin BonusPPV BuysPPV Payout (est)Performance BonusSponsorshipTotalComments
Jiri ProchazkaDominick Reyes5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25W$90,000 $90,000 $100,000 $4,000 $284,000
Dominick ReyesJiri Prochazka5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25L$200,000 $0$50,000 $6,000 $256,000
Merab DvalishviliCody Stamann5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25W$30,000 $30,000 $6,000 $66,000
Cub SwansonGiga Chikadze5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25L$100,000 $0$16,000 $116,000
Giga ChikadzeCub Swanson5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25W$40,000 $40,000 $50,000 $6,000 $136,000
Ion CuțelabaDustin Jacoby5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25W$36,000 $36,000 $6,000 $78,000
Dustin JacobyIon Cuțelaba5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25W$24,000 $24,000 $6,000 $54,000
Sean StricklandKrzysztof Jotko5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25W$60,000 $60,000 $11,000 $131,000
Krzysztof JotkoSean Strickland5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25L$60,000 $0$11,000 $71,000
Cody StamannMerab Dvalishvili5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25L$42,000 $0$6,000 $48,000
Poliana BotelhoLuana Carolina5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25L$33,200 $0$6,000 $39,200 Recieved 20% from Carolina
Luana CarolinaPoliana Botelho5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25W$12,800 $12,800 $4,500 $30,100 Fined 20%
Randa MarkosLuana Pinheiro5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25L$42,000 $0$16,000 $58,000
Luana PinheiroRanda Markos5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25W$12,000 $12,000 $4,000 $28,000
Kai Kamaka IIIT.J. Brown5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25L$24,000 $0$4,000 $28,000
T.J. BrownKai Kamaka III5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25W$16,000 $16,000 $4,500 $36,500
Loma LookboonmeeSam Hughes5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25W$20,000 $20,000 $4,500 $44,500
Sam HughesLoma Lookboonmee5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25L$12,000 $0$4,000 $16,000
Andreas MichailidisKB Bhullar5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25W$12,000 $12,000 $4,000 $28,000
KB BhullarAndreas Michailidis5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25L$12,000 $0$4,000 $16,000
Luke SandersFelipe Colares5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25L$24,000 $0$6,000 $30,000
Felipe ColaresLuke Sanders5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25W$16,000 $16,000 $4,500 $36,500
Diego Sanchezn/a5/1/2021UFC Vegas 25n/a$155,000 $35,000 $21,000 $211,000 Per Kevin Iole Twitter

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