UFC on ESPN 8 Salaries and Medical Suspensions

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Jacksonville: UFC on ESPN 8 took place on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville. The card aired on ESPN and streamed on ESPN+.

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According to the medical suspension list, the headliners Alistair Overeem and Walt Harris will be suspended for 45 days. The co-headliners, Claudia Gadelha will be suspended for 30 days but her opponent Angela Hill will have no suspension. Top earners of the night was Alistair Overeem taking home $400,000, Claudia Gadelha leaving with $108,000, Krzysztof Jotko takes home $108,000, Cortney Casey getting paid $100,000 and Dan Ige took home $100,000. The usual disclamier, 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 Reebok Sponsorship pay. They also don’t include any other “locker room” or special discretionary bonuses the UFC sometimes pays. They also don’t include pay-per-view cuts that some top-level fighters receive.

UFC on ESPN 8 salaries:

  1. Alistair Overeem: $400,000
  2. Walt Harris: $75,000
  3. Claudia Gadelha: $108,000
  4. Angela Hill: $54,000
  5. Dan Ige: $100,000
  6. Edson Barboza: $79,000
  7. Krzysztof Jotko: $108,000
  8. Eryk Anders: $61,000
  9. Song Yadong: $96,000
  10. Marlon Vera: $65,000
  11. Miguel Baeza: $24,000
  12. Matt Brown: $85,000
  13. Kevin Holland: $52,000
  14. Anthony Hernandez: $12,000
  15. Giga Chikadze: $28,000
  16. Irwin Rivera: $14,000
  17. Nate Landwehr: $26,000
  18. Darren Elkins: $62,000
  19. Cortney Casey: $100,000
  20. Mara Romero Borella: $20,000
  21. Rodrigo Nascimento: $20,000
  22. Don’Tale Mayes: $10,000

UFC on ESPN 8 medical suspensions:

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  • Alistair Overeem: Suspended 45 days
  • Walt Harris: Suspended 45 days
  • Claudia Gadelha: Suspended 30 days
  • Angela Hill: No suspension
  • Dan Ige: Suspended 30 days
  • Edson Barboza: Suspended 30 days
  • Song Yadong: Suspended 30 days
  • Marlon Vera: Suspended 30 days
  • Miguel Baeza: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by a physician; 30 days mandatory
  • Matt Brown: Suspended 60 days
  • Kevin Holland: No suspension
  • Anthony Hernandez: Suspended 45 days
  • Giga Chikadze: 180 days or until cleared by a physician; 30 days mandatory
  • Irwin Rivera: 180 days or until cleared by a physician; 30 days mandatory
  • Nate Landwehr: Suspended 30 days
  • Darren Elkins: Suspended 45 days
  • Cortney Casey: No suspension
  • Mara Romero Borella: 180 days or until cleared by a physician; 30 days mandatory
  • Rodrigo Nascimento: 30 days or until cleared by a physician
  • Don’Tale Mayes: No suspension


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