UFC Vegas 28 Salaries and Payouts

UFC Vegas 28 (also known as UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Sakai, UFC Fight Night 189, UFC on ESPN+ 47) salaries and payouts including base pay, win bonuses, performance bonuses and promotional compliance pay are shown in the table below.

The fight was highlighted by a matchup between ranked heavyweights Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Augusto Sakai. Rozenstruik knocked out Sakai late in the first round to remind people that he is still a contender despite losses to current champion Francis Ngannou and the undefeated Cyril Gane. Bonuses went to Rozenstruik, Marcin Tybura (POTN) and Santiago Ponzinibbio, Miguel Baeza (FOTN)

*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.


Total Payout to Fighters (including fight purse, PPV points, bonuses and compliance pay): $2,024,000
Total Compliance Pay (Venum): $185,000

UFC Vegas 28 Detailed Payouts

FighterOpponentDateEventResultBase SalaryWin BonusPPV BuysPPV Payout (est)Performance BonusSponsorshipTotalComments
Francisco TrinaldoMuslim Salikhov6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28L$72,000 $0$21,000 $93,000
Jairzinho RozenstruikAugusto Sakai6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28W$90,000 $90,000 $50,000 $6,000 $236,000
Santiago PonzinibbioMiguel Baeza6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28W$90,000 $90,000 $50,000 $11,000 $241,000
Augusto SakaiJairzinho Rozenstruik6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28L$60,000 $0$6,000 $66,000
Marcin TyburaWalt Harris6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28W$90,000 $90,000 $50,000 $11,000 $241,000
Walt HarrisMarcin Tybura6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28L$75,000 $0$16,000 $91,000
Roman DolidzeLaureano Staropoli6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28W$24,000 $24,000 $4,500 $52,500
Laureano StaropoliRoman Dolidze6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28L$24,000 $0$4,500 $28,500
Miguel BaezaSantiago Ponzinibbio6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28L$24,000 $0$50,000 $4,500 $78,500
Gregory RodriguesDuško Todorović6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28W$12,000 $12,000 $4,000 $28,000
Duško TodorovićGregory Rodrigues6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28L$20,000 $0$4,500 $24,500
Montana De La RosaAriane Lipski6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28W$36,000 $36,000 $6,000 $78,000
Ariane LipskiMontana De La Rosa6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28L$30,000 $0$6,000 $36,000
Ilir LatifiTanner Boser6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28W$90,000 $90,000 $11,000 $191,000
Tanner BoserIlir Latifi6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28L$30,000 $0$6,000 $36,000
Muslim SalikhovFrancisco Trinaldo6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28W$48,000 $48,000 $6,000 $102,000
Kamuela KirkMakwan Amirkhani6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28W$10,000 $10,000 $4,000 $24,000
Makwan AmirkhaniKamuela Kirk6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28L$60,000 $0$6,000 $66,000
Alan PatrickMason Jones6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28NC$60,000 $0$6,000 $66,000
Mason JonesAlan Patrick6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28NC$12,000 $0$4,000 $16,000
Manon FiorotTabatha Ricci6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28W$20,000 $20,000 $4,000 $44,000
Tabatha RicciManon Fiorot6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28L$10,000 $0$4,000 $14,000
Sean WoodsonYoussef Zalal6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28W$18,000 $18,000 $4,000 $40,000
Youssef ZalalSean Woodson6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28L$30,000 $0$6,000 $36,000
Claudio PuellesJordan Leavitt6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28W$20,000 $20,000 $4,500 $44,500
Jordan LeavittClaudio Puelles6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28L$18,000 $0$4,000 $22,000
Antonio ArroyoTom Breese6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28n/a$18,000 $0$4,500 $22,500 Assumed paid show and fight week
Tom BreeseAntonio Arroyo6/5/2021UFC Vegas 28n/a$0$0$6,000 $6,000 Assumed paid fight week

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