29 Jun [MMA] 
UFC on ESPN 12 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Dustin Poirier tops $117,500 in payouts

LAS VEGAS – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 12 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $117,500.

The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations and other items under the fighter code of conduct, replaces the previous payments made under the UFC Athlete Outfitting Policy.

UFC on ESPN 12 took place at the UFC Apex. The card aired on ESPN and ESPN+.

The full UFC on ESPN 12 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts included:

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Dustin Poirier: $20,000
Dan Hooker: $10,000

Mike Perry: $10,000
Mickey Gall: $5,000

Maurice Greene: $5,000
Gian Villante: $15,000

Brendan Allen: $3,500
Kyle Daukaus: $3,500

Takashi Sato: $3,500
Jason Witt: $3,500

Julian Erosa: $5,000
Sean Woodson: $3,500

Khama Worthy: $3,500
Luis Pena: $5,000

Tanner Boser: $3,500
Philipe Lins: $3,500

Kay Hansen: $3,500
Jinh Yu Frey: $3,500

Youssef Zalal: $3,500
Jordan Griffin: $4,000

Under the UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance program’s payout tiers, which appropriate the money generated by Reebok’s multi-year sponsorship with the UFC, fighters are paid based on their total number of UFC bouts, as well as Zuffa-era WEC fights (January 2007 and later) and Zuffa-era Strikeforce bouts (April 2011 and later). Fighters with 1-3 bouts receive $3,500 per appearance; 4-5 bouts get $4,000; 6-10 bouts get $5,000; 11-15 bouts earn $10,000; 16-20 bouts pocket $15,000; and 21 bouts and more get $20,000. Additionally, champions earn $40,000 while title challengers get $30,000.

In addition to experience-based pay, UFC fighters will receive in perpetuity royalty payments amounting to 20-30 percent of any UFC merchandise sold that bears their likeness, according to officials.

Full 2020 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts:

“UFC on ESPN 12: Poirier vs. Hooker” – $117,500 “UFC on ESPN 11: Blaydes vs. Volkov” – $178,500 “UFC on ESPN 10: Eye vs. Calvillo” – $95,000 “UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer” – $266,000 “UFC on ESPN 9: Woodley vs. Burns” – $114,500 “UFC on ESPN 8: Overeem vs. Harris” – $184,500 “UFC on ESPN+ 29: Smith vs. Teixeira” – $166,000 “UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje” – $305,500 “UFC on ESPN+ 28: Lee vs. Oliveira” – $209,500 “UFC 248: Adesanya vs. Romero” – $257,000 “UFC on ESPN+ 27: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo” – $119,500 “UFC on ESPN+ 26: Felder vs. Hooker” – $130,000 “UFC on ESPN+ 25: Anderson vs. Blachowicz 2” – $186,500 “UFC 247: Jones vs. Reyes” – $243,000 “UFC on ESPN+ 24: Blaydes vs. Dos Santos” – $169,000 “UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cowboy” – $165,000

Year-to-date total: $2,720,500
2019 total: $7,370,500
2018 total: $6,901,000
2017 total: $6,295,000
2016 total: $7,138,000
2015 total: $3,185,000
Program-to-date total: $33,725,000