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UFC Vegas 65 Sponsorship Payouts Totals

UFC Vegas 65 unofficial sponsorship payout total - $124,000 paid to 22 fighters.

Derrick Lewis leads the UFC Vegas 65 fight card with his 26th fight under the Zuffa banner. This earns him $21,000 in sponsorship pay for a total of $301,000.

EDIT Nov 20 2022 - Lewis v. Spivak fight removed from card

UFC fighter are paid for following the UFC's promotional guidelines including wearing sponsored promotional attire during fight week. UFC's current sponsorship deal is with Venum that started in April 2021 and was recently renewed.

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Ion Cutelaba

4th Tier / $11,000
14th Fight / $84,000 Total

Chase Sherman

4th Tier / $11,000
14th Fight / $83,500 Total

Andre Fialho

2nd Tier / $4,500
5th Fight / $21,000 Total

Danny Roberts

4th Tier / $11,000
13th Fight / $70,500 Total

Charles Johnson

1st Tier / $4,000
2nd Fight / $8,000 Total

Jennifer Maia

3rd Tier / $6,000
10th Fight / $72,500 Total

Miles Johns

3rd Tier / $6,000
6th Fight / $25,500 Total

Kevin Natividad

1st Tier / $4,000
3rd Fight / $11,500 Total

Maria de Oliveira Neta

1st Tier / $4,000
3rd Fight / $12,000 Total

Brady Hiestand

1st Tier / $4,000
2nd Fight / $8,000 Total

Natália Silva

1st Tier / $4,000
2nd Fight / $8,000 Total

Kennedy Nzechukwu

3rd Tier / $6,000
8th Fight / $37,500 Total

Waldo Cortes-Acosta

1st Tier / $4,000
2nd Fight / $8,000 Total

Muslim Salikhov

3rd Tier / $6,000
8th Fight / $35,500 Total

Jack Della Maddalena

1st Tier / $4,000
3rd Fight / $12,000 Total

Zhalgas Zhumagulov

3rd Tier / $6,000
6th Fight / $26,000 Total

Maryna Moroz

3rd Tier / $6,000
10th Fight / $37,000 Total

Vince Morales

3rd Tier / $6,000
8th Fight / $37,000 Total

Ricky Turcios

1st Tier / $4,000
3rd Fight / $12,000 Total

Vanessa Demopoulos

2nd Tier / $4,500
4th Fight / $16,500 Total

Fernie Garcia

1st Tier / $4,000
2nd Fight / $8,000 Total

Tereza Bledá

1st Tier / $4,000
1st Fight / $4,000 Total

To date the current sponsorship deal has paid $14,037,000 to 1710 fighters. Sponsorship pay is broken into 6 tiers based on the number of fights under a Zuffa owned promotion, there is also an additional 2 tiers for Champions and Challengers fighting in championship fights. These tier and their specifics are broken down in the table below.

Champion Tier

Championship Fight / $42,000
30 Fighters / $1,260,000 Total

Challenger Tier

Championship Fight / $32,000
34 Fighters / $1,088,000 Total

6th Tier

21+ Fights / $21,000
89 Fighters / $1,869,000 Total

5th Tier

16 to 20 Fights / $16,000
94 Fighters / $1,504,000 Total

4th Tier

11 to 15 Fights / $11,000
202 Fighters / $2,222,000 Total

3rd Tier

6 to 10 Fights / $6,000
449 Fighters / $2,694,000 Total

2nd Tier

4 to 5 Fights / $4,500
304 Fighters / $1,368,000 Total

1st Tier

1 to 3 Fights / $4,000
508 Fighters / $2,032,000 Total

The sponsorship deal started with Reebok in 2015 and has paid out $54,127,500 to date.

The above data and calculations are unofficial numbers. Find out more at WorkShyIndividual.

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