26 Jul [MMA] 
UFC on ESPN 14 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Main event combines for $15k payout

ABU DHABI – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 14 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $209,500

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 14 took place at Flash Forum in Yas Island. The card aired on ESPN and streamed on ESPN+.

The full UFC on ESPN 14 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts included:

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Robert Whittaker: $10,000
def. Darren Till: $5,000

Mauricio Rua: $20,000
def. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: $10,000

Fabricio Werdum: $15,000
def. Alexander Gustafsson: $15,000

Carla Esparza: $10,000
def. Marina Rodriguez: $4,000

Paul Craig: $5,000
def. Gadzhimurad Antigulov: $4,000

Alex Oliveira: $15,000
def. Peter Sobotta: $5,000

Khamzat Chimaev: $3,500
def. Rhys McKee: $3,500

Francisco Trinaldo: $20,000
def. Jai Herbert: $3,500

Jesse Ronson: $4,000
def. Nicolas Dalby: $5,000

Tom Aspinall: $3,500
def. Jake Collier: $5,000

Movsar Evloev: $3,500
def. Mike Grundy: $3,500

Tanner Boser: $4,000
def. Raphael Pessoa: $3,500

Pannie Kianzad: $4,000
def. Bethe Correia: $10,000

Ramazan Emeev: $4,000
def. Niklas Stolze: $3,500

Nathaniel Wood: $4,000
def. John Castaneda: $3,500

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:

Year-to-date total: $3,497,500
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: $34,502,000