Alistair Overeem out-earns remainder of card

Alistair Overeem out-earns remainder of card


Most important occasion individuals Alistair Overeem and Walt Harris had been among the many prime earners on Saturday at UFC on ESPN 8.

Monday, MMA Junkie obtained a listing of disclosed UFC on ESPN Eight salaries from the Florida State Boxing Fee, who oversaw Saturday night time’s occasion at VyStar Veterans Memorial Enviornment in Jacksonville, Fla.

Overeem (46-18 MMA, 11-7 UFC) produced a comeback victory within the headliner, rallying to cease Harris (13-Eight MMA, 6-7 UFC) with a second-round TKO. “The Reem” was the very best earner on the cardboard, netting $400,000 in disclosed pay.

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The figures don’t embody deductions for gadgets reminiscent of insurance coverage, licenses and taxes. Moreover, the figures don’t embody cash paid by sponsors, together with the official UFC on ESPN Eight Promotional Tips Compliance pay. Additionally they don’t embody another “locker room” or particular discretionary bonuses the UFC generally pays. Additionally they don’t embody pay-per-view cuts that some top-level fighters obtain.

For instance, UFC officers handed out extra $50,000 UFC 249 fight-night bonuses to Baeza and Casey for “Efficiency of the Evening,” and Yadong and Vera for “Combat of the Evening.”

In different phrases, the above figures are merely base salaries reported to the fee and don’t mirror complete compensation packages for the occasion.