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UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs Struve Fighter Salaries, Reebok $, Attendance & Gate

 

The Skyscraper had his bell wrung in Rotterdam today, but still walking out of the cage the highest paid fighter at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs Struve.

 

Before we go any further, we should note that most international athletic commissions don’t release fighter pay info, so none of the following salary data for the event is official.  However, you can get a fairly accurate picture of a fighter’s pay based on official purse info released from past fights.  So, based on that info, here is the estimated pay breakdown for the 24 fighters that traded blows at the event.  But please remember – this is only an estimate, not official info.

 

Attendance: 10,224 
Gate:
$900,000

 

Stefan Struve: $109,000 ($44,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $15,000 Reebok sponsorship)

Mairbek Taisumov: $91,000 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $5,000 Reebok sponsorship)

Alexander Volkov: $80,500 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)

Zabit Magomedsharipov: $72,500 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)

Rustam Khabilov: $55,000 ($25,000 to show, $25,000 win bonus, $5,000 Reebok sponsorship)

Leon Edwards: $47,000 ($21,000 to show, $21,000 win bonus, $5,000 Reebok sponsorship)

Siyar Bahadurzada: $44,500 ($21,000 to show, $21,000 win bonus, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)

Michel Prazeres: $37,400 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 win bonus, $3,600 fine for missing weight, $5,000 Reebok sponsorship)

Marion Reneau: $33,000 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 win bonus, $5,000 Reebok sponsorship)

Darren Till: $30,500 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 win bonus, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)

Bryan Barberena: $27,000 ($22,000 to show, $5,000 Reebok sponsorship)

Francimar Barroso: $25,000 ($20,000 to show, $5,000 Reebok sponsorship)

Abdul-Kerim Edilov: $22,500 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)

Thibault Gouti: $22,500 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)

Bojan Velickovic: $16,500 ($14,000 to show, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)

Andrew Holbrook: $16,500 ($14,000 to show, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)

Mads Burnell: $16,100 ($10,000 to show, $3,600 from Prazeres for missing weight, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)

Felipe Silva: $14,500 ($12,000 to show, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)

Desmond Green: $14,500 ($12,000 to show, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)

Rob Wilkinson: $12,500 ($10,000 to show, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)

Talita Bernardo: $12,500 ($10,000 to show, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)

Aleksandar Racic: $12,500 ($10,000 to show, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)

Mike Santiago: $12,500 ($10,000 to show, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)

Bojan Mihajlovic: $12,500 ($10,000 to show, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship