UFC 282 Purse

The UFC light heavyweight title is up for grabs as Jan Blachowicz and Magomed Ankalaev lock horns in the UFC 282. It’s a 10:00 pm ET main card inside the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas. How much will the fighters earn? Here we look deeply into the UFC 282 purse, payouts, and salaries.

Jiří Procházka suffered a shoulder injury and he had to vacate the light heavyweight title. The former champion Jan Blachowicz will boast his 29-9-0 record to retain the title.

On the other hand, Magomed Ankalaev, with his 18-1-0 record, will be more than ready to do the same.

On the card, Paddy Pimblett will also lock horns with Jared Gordon in a lightweight bout.

UFC 282 Purse

The UFC withholds information about the fighters’ purses and payouts. However, we can give you an estimation of the UFC 282 purse, payouts, and salaries. We explore the past fights’ earnings from our UFC insider knowledge.

Here’s the estimated purse for the UFC 282 Main Card:

Fighters Purse
Jan Blachowicz  $220,000
Magomed Ankalaev  $200,000
Paddy Pimblett $30,000
Jared Gordon $85,000
Robbie Lawler $150,000
Santiago Ponzinibbio $75,000
Darren Till $75,000
Dricus du Plessis $26,000
Bryce Mitchell $48,000
Ilia Topuria $30,000

Jan Blachowicz’s Salary

The Polish MMA star Jan Blachowicz will compete to get his hands on the UFC light heavyweight title. Blachowicz will earn the most in the UFC 282 for the main event title fight. His estimated salary is $220,000 for the fight against Magomed Ankalaev.

Blachowicz won four of his last five fights. He earned $100,000 prize money payouts for his previous fight against Aleksander Rakic.

In 2019 at UFC 239, Blachowicz earned a base salary of $46,000. His salary has increased significantly since then.

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Magomed Ankalaev’s Salary

For featuring in the UFC light heavyweight title fight against Blachowicz, the Russian MMA star Magomed Ankalaev will get a lucrative payday. His estimated salary in UFC 282 is $200,000.

Anakalaev is on a run of five straight wins. He defeated Anthony Smith in his most recent battle. He received a $135,000 prize money for his victory against Smith.

Date, Time, Main Event, Venue:

  • Date: Saturday, 10 December   
  • Main Card: 10 p.m. ET | 3 a.m. GMT   
  • Main Event: 1 a.m. ET | 6 a.m. GMT
  • Venue: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas

UFC 282: Main Card

  • Jan Blachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev; For the vacant UFC light heavyweight title
  • Paddy Pimblett vs. Jared Gordon; Lightweight
  • Robbie Lawler vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio; Welterweight
  • Darren Till vs. Dricus du Plessis; Middleweight
  • Bryce Mitchell vs. Ilia Topuria; Featherweight

Read Also: UFC 282 Live Stream: How to Watch Blachowicz vs. Ankalaev

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