UFC 163: Chan Sung Jung to receive $20,000 with $20,000 win bonus for title fight against Jose Aldo

Rafael Suanes-US PRESSWIRE

Korean Featherweight Chan Sung Jung, aka "the Korean Zombie," says he will be making $20,000 to show and another $20,000 win bonus with no PPV points for his UFC 163 title shot against Jose Aldo.

Chan Sung Jung or "The Korean Zombie" is hands down the most popular Asian fighter in the UFC and quite possibly the most popular Featherweight in the promotion. He's also one of the less well compensated. He spoke to South Korea's CorMMA before leaving for Brazil to challenge Jose Aldo for the FW title. Here's what he said about his pay for the upcoming bout:

I will be making 20,000 dollars to show, and another 20,000 dollars if I win. I do not get any PPV points. After 2 more fights, I will be able to negotiate my contract. Hopefully, I will be in a good position when that happens.

For comparison, according to the athletic commission, Jung's opponent Jose Aldo made $240,000 ($120,000 show/ $120,000 win) for his title defense at UFC 156.


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