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UFC 278 Sponsorship Payouts and Bonus Totals

UFC 278: Usman vs. Edwards 2

Aug 20 '22

Event's Total Sponsorship Payout: $221,000
Fighter Sponsorship Pay
(Total Spnsr. Pay)
Payout Tier
(Fights)
Kamaru Usman $42,000
($308,500)
Champion Tier
(16th Fight)
Leon Edwards $32,000
($105,500)
Challenger Tier
(15th Fight)
Luke Rockhold $11,000
($131,000)
4th Tier
(14th Fight)
Paulo Costa $6,000
($57,500)
3rd Tier
(8th Fight)
José Aldo $16,000
($323,000)
5th Tier
(20th Fight)
Merab Dvalishvili $6,000
($45,500)
3rd Tier
(10th Fight)
Lucie Pudilova $6,000
($32,500)
3rd Tier
(8th Fight)
Wu Yanan $6,000
($24,000)
3rd Tier
(6th Fight)
Harry Hunsucker $4,000
($11,500)
1st Tier
(3rd Fight)
Tyson Pedro $6,000
($32,500)
3rd Tier
(8th Fight)
Alexander Romanov $6,000
($26,000)
3rd Tier
(6th Fight)
Marcin Tybura $16,000
($105,500)
5th Tier
(16th Fight)
Jared Gordon $11,000
($54,500)
4th Tier
(11th Fight)
Leonardo Santos $11,000
($39,500)
4th Tier
(11th Fight)
Luis Saldaña $4,500
($16,500)
2nd Tier
(4th Fight)
Sean Woodson $4,500
($20,000)
2nd Tier
(5th Fight)
AJ Fletcher $4,000
($8,000)
1st Tier
(2nd Fight)
Ange Loosa $4,000
($8,000)
1st Tier
(2nd Fight)
Amir Albazi $4,000
($11,000)
1st Tier
(3rd Fight)
Francisco Figueiredo $4,500
($16,000)
2nd Tier
(4th Fight)
Jay Perrin $4,000
($8,000)
1st Tier
(2nd Fight)
Qileng Aori $4,500
($16,500)
2nd Tier
(4th Fight)
Daniel Lacerda $4,000
($12,000)
1st Tier
(3rd Fight)
Victor Altamirano $4,000
($8,000)
1st Tier
(2nd Fight)

The UFC's sponsorship payouts are based on the UFC's Promotional Guidelines and their sponsorship agreement - UFC's current sponsorship deal is with Venum that is expected to last until April 2024. 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.

Event's Total Bonus Payout: $200,000
Fighter
*Note
Bonus
Bonus Pay
Number of Bonuses
(Total Bonus Pay)
Luke Rockhold
Fight Of The Night
$50,000
5th Bonus
($250,000)
Paulo Costa
Fight Of The Night
$50,000
4th Bonus
($200,000)
Leon Edwards
Performance Of The Night
$50,000
2nd Bonus
($100,000)
Victor Altamirano
Performance Of The Night
$50,000
1st Bonus
($50,000)

More data on UFC's compliance pay and bonuses can be found at WorkShyIndividual.com

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