Islam Makhachev will be fighting against Alexander Volkanovski in the main event of UFC 284 on February 11. Here, you will know the UFC 284 Purse: Makhachev vs Volkanovski Payouts and Salaries.
Islam Makhachev is currently the best lightweight fighter in the world. He won the UFC Lightweight Championship by defeating Charles Oliveira last year. Now, he has to defend his title against the best MMA fighter of 2022, Alexander Volkanovski.
Alexander Volkanovski is the current UFC Featherweight Champion of the world. He is the toughest guy that Makhachev is going to face in his career. Volkanovski defeated Max Holloway to defend his title in UFC 276.
The fight will be broadcasted on ESPN+ pay-per-view. A good amount of salaries will be distributed among the fighters.
UFC 284 Purse:
UFC doesn’t reveal the purse of any official events prior to the match. But, we have made an assumption of the payouts based on the fighters’ recent salaries and payments. According to our expert analysis, here are the details on UFC 284 Purse.
How Much Will Islam Makhachev earn?
Islam Makhachev is expected to earn a guaranteed purse of $500,000 from his fight against Volkanovski. Makhachev has earned a total purse of $500k from his fight against Charles Oliveira.
Apart from the guaranteed salaries, the fighter will earn a bonus of $100,00 if he wins. He will also get $42,000 bonuses to form his sponsors if he manages to win the fight. The show will be shown on PPV, and Makhachev is expected to take 50% of the PPV share.
If the PPVs are sold as expected, Makhachev may earn $500,000 from the share. So, the fighters may earn as high as $1.15 million from the UFC 284 purse.
How Much Will Alexander Volkanovski earn from UFC 284 Purse?
Alexander Volkanovski will earn a guaranteed purse of $500k from the title fight of UFC 284. The fighter earned $500,000 in his fight in UFC 276.
Volkanovski will get a bonus of $100,000 after winning the fight. According to the sources, he will be paid a $32,000 bonus from his sponsors. As the PPV share will be distributed in half among the fighters, Volkanovski will take 50% of the share.
This means the fighter may get $500,000 from the PPV bonus of the fight. In total, Alexander Volkanovski can take $1.13 million from his fight in the UFC 284 main event.