UFC Vegas 57 will be live from Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night. In this article, we’ll go over the UFC fighter pay, salary, and payouts for the UFC Vegas 57 fight card this weekend.
UFC Vegas 57 takes place this Saturday, June 25th from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event is headlined by a UFC lightweight bout between two highly touted European UFC fighters, as former KSW lightweight champion Mateusz Gamrot takes on Arman Tsarukyan in a five-round main event on ESPN.
It will be the first main event appearance for both fighters on Saturday night. Mateusz Gamrot is no stranger to five-round bouts, with numerous title defenses in the Polish MMA promotion KSW. Meanwhile, Arman Tsarukyan comes into his first five-round bout in his MMA career and is in tough as the betting favorite against the highly acclaimed lightweight.
Neil Magny to Earn Over $157k Worth of Base Pay at UFC Vegas 57
The co-main event of UFC Vegas 57 sees UFC veteran Neil Magny take on the undefeated Kazakh MMA star Shavkat Rakhmonov. Magny’s last reported pay is a $230,000 payout from his UFC Columbus appearance earlier this year. Magny earned $115k in base pay and a $115k win bonus for his split decision win over Max Griffin.
Based on those figures, Magny will likely be the highest-paid fighter on the UFC Vegas 57 card. With a $115k base pay, and a $21,000 incentive pay, Magny will earn an estimated $136,000 base pay for his co-main event appearance on Saturday night in Vegas.
UFC Vegas 57 Fighter Pay | UFC Salaries and Payout
UFC fighters are unable to disclose their pay based on terms in their contracts, while the majority of state athletic commissions allow the UFC to keep those figures private.
Nevertheless, with a little bit of guesswork using previously disclosed figures and comparable terms, finding out roughly how much each fighter on this Saturday’s UFC Vegas 57 fight card gets paid is still very possible.
To find out more about UFC Vegas 57 fighter salaries, continue reading as we break down the potential payouts for each UFC fighter for this weekend’s UFC Vegas 57 fight card from Las Vegas.
*UFC Vegas 57 salary figures are estimations based on recently reported payouts or comparable fighter salaries.
UFC Vegas 57 Staff Salaries
Below, we’ll break down some of the projected staff salaries for UFC Vegas 57.
- UFC Ring Girl Salary: $1,000 to $5,000 per event
- UFC Referee Salary: $700 to $2,500 per event
- UFC Ring Announcers Salaries: $50,000 to $75,000 per event
UFC Vegas 57 Promotional Guidelines Compliance Pay
The UFC will pay out over $195,000 worth of incentive pay to UFC fighters for UFC Vegas 57 this weekend.
The incentive pay generated by Venum sportswear’s multi-year sponsorship deal with the UFC is disbursed under the UFC’s promotional guidelines compliance program and is paid out in tiers, depending on each fighter’s tenure with the UFC. This tenure includes Zuffa-era WEC fights, from January 2007 on, as well as Zuffa-era Strikeforce fights from April 2011 on.
Fighters with 1-3 professional bouts under the UFC/Zuffa banner will receive $4000, 4-5 fights pays out $4,5000, 6-10 bouts pays out $6,000, 11-15 pays out $11,000, 16-20 pays out $16,000 and 21 fights or more pays out $21,000. Although it does not apply for this fight card at UFC Vegas 57, title challengers are paid out $32,000, while champions are paid out $42,000.