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UFC Vegas 66 Sponsorship Payouts Totals - 2022 sponsorship payout totals 8.3 Million

2022 saw the most paid out to UFC fighters in sponsorship pay with $8,378,500 USD, topping last year by $79,500.

UFC Vegas 66 unofficial sponsorship payout total - $204,500 paid to 26 fighters.

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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Jared Cannonier

4th Tier / $11,000
15th Fight / $110,000 Total

Arman Tsarukyan

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

Alessandro Costa

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

Alex Caceres

6th Tier / $21,000
27th Fight / $248,000 Total

Bobby Green

6th Tier / $21,000
25th Fight / $230,000 Total

Cody Brundage

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

Cheyanne Buys

2nd Tier / $4,500
4th Fight / $16,000 Total

Jake Matthews

5th Tier / $16,000
17th Fight / $112,000 Total

Said Nurmagomedov

3rd Tier / $6,000
7th Fight / $31,000 Total

Hayisaer Maheshate

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

Bryan Battle

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

David Dvořák

2nd Tier / $4,500
5th Fight / $20,000 Total

Journey Newson

2nd Tier / $4,500
5th Fight / $19,500 Total

Sean Strickland

5th Tier / $16,000
17th Fight / $115,000 Total

Damir Ismagulov

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

Amir Albazi

2nd Tier / $4,500
4th Fight / $15,500 Total

Julian Erosa

4th Tier / $11,000
12th Fight / $66,500 Total

Drew Dober

5th Tier / $16,000
20th Fight / $154,000 Total

Michał Oleksiejczuk

3rd Tier / $6,000
10th Fight / $46,500 Total

Cory McKenna

2nd Tier / $4,500
4th Fight / $16,000 Total

Matthew Semelsberger

3rd Tier / $6,000
7th Fight / $32,000 Total

Saidyokub Kakhramonov

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

Rafa García

3rd Tier / $6,000
6th Fight / $26,500 Total

Rinat Fakhretdinov

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

Manel Kape

2nd Tier / $4,500
5th Fight / $20,000 Total

Sergey Morozov

2nd Tier / $4,500
5th Fight / $20,500 Total

To date the current sponsorship deal has paid $14,754,000 to 1788 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
36 Fighters / $1,152,000 Total

6th Tier

21+ Fights / $21,000
96 Fighters / $2,016,000 Total

5th Tier

16 to 20 Fights / $16,000
103 Fighters / $1,648,000 Total

4th Tier

11 to 15 Fights / $11,000
213 Fighters / $2,343,000 Total

3rd Tier

6 to 10 Fights / $6,000
468 Fighters / $2,808,000 Total

2nd Tier

4 to 5 Fights / $4,500
318 Fighters / $1,431,000 Total

1st Tier

1 to 3 Fights / $4,000
524 Fighters / $2,096,000 Total

The sponsorship deal started with Reebok in 2015 and has paid out $54,844,500 to date.

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

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