12 May - 
UFC 237 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Seven take home at least $20k

RIO DE JANEIRO – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC 237 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $250,000.

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 237 took place at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro. The main card aired on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and UFC Fight Pass.

The full UFC 237 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts included:

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Jessica Andrade: $30,000
def. Rose Namajunas: $40,000

Jared Cannonier: $5,000
def. Anderson Silva: $20,000

Alexander Volkanovski: $5,000
def. Jose Aldo: $20,000

Laureano Staropoli: $3,500
def. Thiago Alves: $20,000

Irene Aldana: $4,000
def. Bethe Correia: $5,000

Ryan Spann: $3,500
def. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: $10,000

Thiago Moises: $3,500
def. Kurt Holobaugh: $4,000

Warlley Alves: $5,000
def. Sergio Moraes: $10,000

Clay Guida: $20,000
def. B.J. Penn: $20,000

Luana Carolina: $3,500
def. Priscila Cachoeira: $3,500

Raoni Barcelos: $3,500
def. Carlos Huachin: $3,500

Viviane Araujo: $3,500
def. Talita Bernardo: $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 2019 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts:

Year-to-date total: $2,642,000
2018 total: $6,901,000
2017 total: $6,295,000
2016 total: $7,138,000
2015 total: $3,185,000
Program-to-date total: $26,276,000

For complete coverage of UFC 237, check out the UFC Events section of the site.