Official UFC 239: Jones vs. Santos Salaries
FightBook MMA has your official UFC 239: Jones vs. Santos salaries.
The event took place on Saturday, July 6 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the salaries to FightBook MMA. Eight fighters are guaranteed a six-figure payday.
According to the release, Jones will make a flat $500,000 and challenger Thiago Santos is guaranteed a flat $350,000.
Amanda Nunes is getting paid $300,000 to show and $200,000 to win. Holly Holm will make a flat $300,000.
The usual disclaimer: The figures don’t include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses and taxes. The figures don’t include money paid by sponsors, including the official UFC 239 Reebok Sponsorship Payout. They also don’t include any other “locker room” or special discretionary bonuses the UFC oftentimes pays. They also don’t include pay-per-view cuts that some top-level fighters receive.
UFC 239: Jones vs. Santos salaries:
Jon Jones ($500,000; no win bonus)
Thiago Santos ($350,000; no win bonus)
Champ Amanda Nunes ($300,000; $200,000 win bonus)
Holly Holm ($300,000 no win bonus)
Ben Askren ($210,000; $160,000 win bonus)
Jorge Masvidal ($100,000; $100,000 win bonus)
Jan Blachowicz ($46,000; $46,000 win bonus)
Luke Rockhold ($200,000; $150,000 win bonus)
Michael Chiesa ($52,000; $52,000 win bonus)
Diego Sanchez ($103,000; $103,000 win bonus)
Arnold Allen ($32,000; $32,000 win bonus)
Gilbert Melendez ($200,000; no win bonus)
Nohelin Hernandez ($12,000; $12,000 win bonus)
Marlon Vera ($48,000; $48,000 win bonus)
Claudia Gadelha ($51,000; $51,000 win bonus)
Randa Markos ($30,000; $30,000 win bonus)
Alejandro Perez ($42,000; $42,000 win bonus)
Song Yadong ($45,000; $45,000 win bonus)
Jack Marshman ($30,000; $30,000 win bonus)
Edmen Shahbazyan ($16,000; $16,000 win bonus)
Ismail Naurdiev ($14,000; $14,000 win bonus)
Chance Rencountre ($14,000; $14,000 win bonus)
Julia Avila ($10,000; $10,000 win bonus)
Pannie Kianzad ($12,000; $12,000 win bonus)
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