Bellator 290 is an upcoming Bellator MMA event officially dubbed as “Bellator 290: Bader vs Fedor 2”. The mixed martial arts event is set to be held on Saturday afternoon in California featuring 14 bouts. Here, you will know Bellator 290: Bader vs Fedor 2 Purse Payout, and Salaries
The upcoming Bellator MMA event announced 3 main card and 11 preliminary card events. For the main event, Ryan Bader and Fedor Emelianenko will face each other for the Bellator MMA heavyweight championship title. While the co-main event will feature Bellator MMA Middleweight championship match between Johnny Eblen and Anatoly Tokov.
This cage-fight MMA event will be an online exclusive by CBS in the USA. Here you will find the latest purse details of the upcoming event.
Bellator 290: Bader vs Fedor 2 Purse and Payout:
While the total purse pool size for the Bellator 290 is yet to be published by officials, Bader vs Fedor 2 bout one has been already reportedly leaked. According to reports, the bout is set to feature a purse pool size of $800,000. However, there will be no PPV share as the event is only online exclusive. Further details of the purse distribution are described below –
How much will Ryan Bader earn?
Ryan Bader is the current heavyweight titleholder at Bellator. The American professional has a 30-win to 7-loss professional record.
Last year in Paris, Bader defeated Cheick Kongo to defend his title. He won it in a previous fight against Valentin Moldavsky. His most recent loss was against Corey Anderson in 2021. Bader earned $150,000 from the bout.
Following the upcoming fight against Fedor, Bader is set to earn a $300,000 guaranteed purse. Which is his career’s highest amount from one fight yet. There will also be a sponsorship incentive from the bout. If he successfully defends his title for a second time, external bonuses are expected to push his income near $400,000.
How much will Fedor Emelianenko earn?
Fedor Emelianenko is a Russian heavyweight professional mixed martial artist. He is currently signed to both Rizin FF and Bellator MMA. Fedor has a professional record of 40 wins and 6 losses inside the cage.
The Russian last fought in 2021. At Bellator 269, he knocked out Timothy Johnson to win the bout. Before that, he won against Quinton Jackson via TKO also. His last loss was the Bellator Heavyweight World Championship match against upcoming opponent Ryan Bader. From that bout, he earned a $300,000 purse.
Fodor Emelianenko will earn $500,000 from his upcoming second bout with Bader. Additionally, there will be a fight week incentive. However, his pay will raise around $650,000 if he manages to capture the title from his opponent this time.
Ryan Bader Net Worth:
In 2023, Ryan Bader has a net worth of over $5 million. At present, Bader’s major source of income is his current professional career at Bellator.
Fedor Emelianenko Net Worth:
Fedor Emelianenko’s net worth is $18 million in 2023. The heavyweight professional has also been a prominent figure in Russian politics in past decade.