Bellator 292: Nurmagomedov vs Henderson Purse, Payout, and Salaries

Bellator 292 is the upcoming professional MMA event under the authorization of Bellator promotions. The event is officially titled “Bellator 292: Nurmagomedov vs Henderson.” It is scheduled for this upcoming Friday night at SAP Center in California.

The upcoming Bellator event will feature a total of 10 bouts, 4 under the main card and the rest as preliminary card fights. The main event fight will be a quarterfinal match for the upcoming Bellator Lightweight championship decider.

Usman Nurmagomedov and Benson Henderson will be facing one another inside the cage for the first time, in the upcoming bout. In addition, the co-main bout will feature a fight between Tofiq Musayev and Alexander Shabliy.

Bellator 292 is set to be a Showtime exclusive event. Although, preliminary matches will be available on YouTube for free to watch internationally. Keep on reading to know the latest information on the purse, payout, and salary details of the upcoming professional MMA event.

Bellator 292: Purse and Payout:

According to the official announcement, the complete purse amount for the upcoming Bellator 292 will be around $900k. This sum will contain player purses, performance bonuses, and match bonuses. Moreover, $375k will strictly be allocated for the main event card fight. As the event is not PPV exclusive, there will be no PPV share contract with any player.

Detailed information on the upcoming Nurmagomedov vs Henderson event is listed below –

How much will Usman Nurmagomedov earn?

The present Bellator Lightweight World Champion, Usman Nurmagomedov is a popular professional MMA competitor from Russia. He is currently rocking an undefeated career record of 16 straight wins, with 8 knockouts.

Nurmagomedov won his current title after defeating Patricky Pitbull last year. There he earned a purse of $200k along with the win and sponsorship bonus.

On Friday night, the young Russian is set to receive a guaranteed purse of $250k. Additionally, there will be a fight week incentive. If he manages to win the quarterfinal bout, there will be an additional $100k. As such, his total income is expected to reach $500k, considering he wins.

How much will Benson Henderson earn?

Benson Henderson is an American professional mixed martial artist. The long-term professional from Arizona holds a career record of 30 wins and 11 losses from 41 professional bouts. In his most recent fight of last year, the American defeated Peter Queally and earned a $100,000 guaranteed purse.

From the upcoming night fight, Henderson will receive $125k guaranteed purse and his designated fight week incentive from the sponsor deal. If, however, he manages to keep his win streak straight, Henderson’s income will raise to $250k within one night.

Usman Nurmagomedov Net Worth:

The Bellator lightweight titleholder, Usman Nurmagomedov has a net worth of $22 million in 2022. Majority of these accumulated from his highly successful career in professional mixed martial arts.

Benson Henderson Net Worth:

At present, Benson Henderson’s net worth is around $1.5 million. Although his career peaked at UFC, it tanked after leaving the promotions and joining Bellator in 2015.

Bellator 292 Purse Distribution:

The officially announced purse distribution chart of the Friday night mixed martial arts event is listed below –

Competitor Purse
Usman Nurmagomedov $250k
Benson Henderson $125k
Tofiq Musayev $10k
Alexandr Shabliy $48k
Valentin Moldavsky $75k
Linton Vassell $70k
Michael Page $69k
Goiti Yamauchi $60k
Érik Pérez $22k
Enrique Barzola $30k
Josh Hill $26k
Cass Bell $30k
Khalid Murtazaliev $15k
Tony Johnson $10k
Julius Anglickas $18k
Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov $15k
Laird Anderson $3k
Rogelio Luna $5k
Theo Haig $3k
Adam Wamsley $2.5k


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