UFC Vegas 48 Salaries and Payouts

UFC Vegas 48 (also known as UFC Fight Night: Walker vs Hill, UFC on ESPN+ 59, UFC Fight Night 201) salaries and payouts including base pay, win bonuses, performance bonuses, and promotional compliance pay are shown in the table below.

This card (on February 19th, 2022) featured the rise of a contender in Jamahal Hill as he lit up Johnny Walker in the first round. A punch to the side of the head put Walker on roller skates and the follow up punches put his lights out. It was an epic coming out party for Hill as he improved to 10-1. In the co-main event, brazilian jiu jitsu black belt Kyle Daukaus got a buzzer beater submission victory over Jamie Pickett. He was able to adjust his squeeze on a d’arce choke to get a tap right before the first round bell. 39-fight veteran Jim Miller proved his staying power as he knocked out Dana White Contender Series alum Nikolas Motta. $50,000 bonuses went to Hill, Daukaus, Stephanie Egger and David Onama.

*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): $1,649,500
Total Compliance Pay (Venum): $143,500

UFC Vegas 48 Detailed Payouts

FighterOpponent DateEventResultBase SalaryWin BonusPPV BuysPPV Payout (est)Performance BonusSponsorshipTotalComments
Jamahal HillJohnny Walker2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48W$60,000 $60,000 $50,000 $6,000 $176,000
Johnny WalkerJamahal Hill2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48L$90,000 $0 $6,000 $96,000
Kyle DaukausJamie Pickett2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48W$40,000 $40,000 $50,000 $6,000 $136,000
Jamie PickettKyle Daukaus2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48L$30,000 $0 $6,000 $36,000
Parker PorterAlan Baudot2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48W$24,000 $24,000 $4,500 $52,500
Alan BaudotParker Porter2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48L$20,000 $0 $4,000 $24,000
Jim MillerNikolas Motta2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48W$120,000 $120,000 $21,000 $261,000
Nikolas MottaJim Miller2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48L$14,000 $0 $4,000 $18,000
Joaquin BuckleyAbdul Razak Alhassan2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48W$60,000 $60,000 $6,000 $126,000
Abdul Razak AlhassanJoaquin Buckley2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48L$50,000 $0 $6,000 $56,000
David OnamaGabriel Benítez2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48W$16,000 $16,000 $50,000 $4,000 $86,000
Gabriel BenítezDavid Onama2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48L$48,000 $0 $11,000 $59,000
Stephanie EggerJessica-Rose Clark2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48W$16,000 $16,000 $50,000 $4,000 $86,000
Jessica-Rose ClarkStephanie Egger2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48L$36,000 $0 $6,000 $42,000
Chas SkellyMark Striegl2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48W$50,000 $50,000 $11,000 $111,000
Mark StrieglChas Skelly2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48L$20,000 $0 $4,000 $24,000
Gloria de PaulaDiana Belbita2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48W$20,000 $20,000 $4,500 $44,500
Diana BelbitaGloria de Paula2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48L$24,000 $0 $4,500 $28,500
Chad AnheligerJesse Strader2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48W$14,000 $14,000 $4,000 $32,000
Jesse StraderChad Anheliger2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48L$14,000 $0 $4,000 $18,000
Jonathan PearceChristian Rodriguez2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48W$24,000 $24,000 $4,500 $52,500
Christian RodriguezJonathan Pearce2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48L$12,000 $0 $4,000 $16,000
Mario BautistaJay Perrin2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48W$24,000 $24,000 $4,500 $52,500
Jay PerrinMario Bautista2/19/2022UFC Vegas 48L$12,000 $0 $4,000 $16,000

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