UFC Vegas 40 Salaries and Payouts

UFC Vegas 40 Salaries and Payouts

UFC Vegas 40 (UFC on ESPN+ 53, UFC Fight Night 195, UFC Fight Night: Ladd vs Dumont) salaries and payouts including base pay, win bonuses, performance bonuses, and promotional compliance pay are shown in the table below.

This card (on October 16, 2021) featured a bout between featherweight contenders Aspen Ladd and Norma Dumont. Dumont took a clear cut decision with her striking. Long time UFC veterans Jim Miller and Andrei Arlovski with a combined 74 UFC fights both walked away victorious. Arlovski took a close decision over Carlos Felipe and Miller knocked out newcomer Erick Gonzalez.

$50k bonuses for Miller, Danaa Batgerel, Bruno Silva and Nate Landwehr.

Andrei Arlovski is getting a flat paycheck with no potential win bonus.

*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): $1,331,000
Total Compliance Pay (Venum): $132,000

UFC Vegas 40 Detailed Payouts

FighterOpponent DateEventResultBase SalaryWin BonusPPV BuysPPV Payout (est)Performance BonusSponsorshipTotalComments
Aspen LaddNorma Dumont10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40L$60,000 $0 $6,000 $66,000
Norma DumontAspen Ladd10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40W$40,000 $40,000 $4,500 $84,500
Andrei ArlovskiCarlos Felipe10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40W$325,000 $0 $21,000 $346,000
Carlos FelipeAndrei Arlovski10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40L$40,000 $0 $4,500 $44,500
Jim MillerErick Gonzalez10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40W$110,000 $110,000 $50,000 $21,000 $291,000
Erick GonzalezJim Miller10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40L$12,000 $0 $4,000 $16,000
Manon FiorotMayra Bueno Silva10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40W$30,000 $30,000 $4,000 $64,000
Mayra Bueno SilvaManon Fiorot10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40L$24,000 $0 $4,500 $28,500
Nate LandwehrLudovit Klein10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40W$24,000 $24,000 $50,000 $4,500 $102,500
Ludovit KleinNate Landwehr10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40L$20,000 $0 $4,000 $24,000
Andrew SanchezBruno Silva10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40L$54,000 $0 $6,000 $60,000
Bruno SilvaAndrew Sanchez10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40W$18,000 $18,000 $50,000 $4,000 $90,000
Danny RobertsRamazan Emeev10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40W$60,000 $60,000 $11,000 $131,000
Ramazan EmeevDanny Roberts10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40L$50,000 $0 $6,000 $56,000
Lupita GodinezLuana Carolina10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40L$16,000 $0 $4,000 $20,000
Luana CarolinaLupita Godinez10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40W$20,000 $20,000 $4,500 $44,500
Danaa BatgerelBrandon Davis10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40W$24,000 $24,000 $50,000 $4,500 $102,500
Brandon DavisDanaa Batgerel10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40L$36,000 $0 $6,000 $42,000
Istela NunesAriane Carnelossi10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40L$16,000 $0 $4,000 $20,000
Ariane CarnelossiIstela Nunes10/16/2021UFC Vegas 40W$20,000 $20,000 $4,000 $44,000

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