UFC 286 will hit the O2 Arena in London on Saturday. The main event will feature the thrilling trilogy Edwards vs. Usman 3. The UFC Welterweight champ Leon Edwards will fight his first title defense after knocking out Usman to clinch the title last August. Moreover, the co-main event will see Justin Gaethje taking on Rafael Fiziev in an action-packed lightweight battle.
This article will tell you about UFC 286 purse, salaries, and payouts.
UFC 286: Edwards vs. Usman 3 Guaranteed Purse
For the UFC 286 main event title clash, the hometown hero and UFC welterweight king, Leon Edwards will receive an estimated $542,000 guaranteed purse ($500,000 base pay and $42,000 sponsorship).
Keeping the potential bonuses and PPV share in mind, Edwards could potentially earn over $2 million in total payouts for his fight against Kamaru Usman at UFC 286.
On the other hand, the former welterweight champion Kamaru Usman will pocket an estimated $532,000 guaranteed purse ($500,000 base pay and $32,000 sponsorship).
Keeping the potential bonuses and PPA money in mind, Usman could potentially earn over $1.5 million in total payouts for his fight against Leon Edwards at UFC 286.
The 31-year-old Edwards boasts a 20-3 MMA record (1 no-contest and 7 wins via KO/TKO), including 12-2 (1 NC) in the UFC. Nicknamed “Rocky”, Leon Edwards hasn’t lost in his last 11 bouts in the UFC since losing to Kamaru Usman in December 2015.
Kamaru Usman boasts a 20-2 MMA record, with 9 wins via KO/TKO. At UFC 235 in March 2019, Kamaru Usman beat Tyron Woodley to win the UFC Welterweight title. The Nigerian-American fighter defended the title 5 times before losing it to Edwards last August. The 35-year-old has the most consecutive wins in the UFC welterweight division, 15.
UFC 286 Fighters’ Salaries
Here we crunch every fighter’s guaranteed salary on the main card of UFC 286.
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