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UFC 279 Sponsorship Payouts and Bonus Totals

UFC 279: Chimaev vs. Diaz

Sep 10 '22

Event's Total Sponsorship Payout: $207,000
Fighter Sponsorship Pay
(Total Spnsr. Pay)
Payout Tier
(Fights)
Nate Diaz $21,000
($142,000)
6th Tier
(27th Fight)
Tony Ferguson $21,000
($188,000)
6th Tier
(21st Fight)
Kevin Holland $16,000
($113,500)
5th Tier
(16th Fight)
Khamzat Chimaev $6,000
($25,500)
3rd Tier
(6th Fight)
Daniel Rodriguez $6,000
($37,000)
3rd Tier
(8th Fight)
Li Jingliang $16,000
($113,000)
5th Tier
(17th Fight)
Irene Aldana $11,000
($53,500)
4th Tier
(11th Fight)
Macy Chiasson $6,000
($41,500)
3rd Tier
(9th Fight)
Ion Cutelaba $11,000
($73,000)
4th Tier
(13th Fight)
Johnny Walker $6,000
($41,500)
3rd Tier
(9th Fight)
Hakeem Dawodu $6,000
($41,500)
3rd Tier
(9th Fight)
Julian Erosa $11,000
($55,500)
4th Tier
(11th Fight)
Anton Turkalj $4,000
($4,000)
1st Tier
(1st Fight)
Jailton Almeida $4,000
($12,000)
1st Tier
(3rd Fight)
Denis Tiuliulin $4,000
($8,000)
1st Tier
(2nd Fight)
Jamie Pickett $6,000
($26,500)
3rd Tier
(6th Fight)
Chris Barnett $4,500
($16,500)
2nd Tier
(4th Fight)
Jake Collier $11,000
($56,500)
4th Tier
(12th Fight)
Danyelle Wolf $4,000
($4,000)
1st Tier
(1st Fight)
Norma Dumont $6,000
($26,000)
3rd Tier
(6th Fight)
Chad Anheliger $4,000
($8,000)
1st Tier
(2nd Fight)
Heili Alateng $6,000
($25,500)
3rd Tier
(6th Fight)
Elise Reed $4,500
($16,500)
2nd Tier
(4th Fight)
Melissa Martinez $4,000
($4,000)
1st Tier
(1st Fight)
Darian Weeks $4,000
($12,000)
1st Tier
(3rd Fight)
Yohan Lainesse $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)
Nate Diaz
Performance Of The Night
$50,000
16th Bonus
($785,000)
Irene Aldana
Performance Of The Night
$50,000
4th Bonus
($200,000)
Johnny Walker
Performance Of The Night
$50,000
4th Bonus
($200,000)
Jailton Almeida
Performance Of The Night
$50,000
1st Bonus
($50,000)

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

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