Excitement brews in the MMA world as the UFC is back this weekend with another event. Let’s check the UFC Fight Night: Dern vs Yan Purse
This Fight Night, also known as the UFC Vegas 61 is scheduled to take place on the 1st of October at the UFC Apex in Nevada, USA. The event is headlined by two of the best women’s strawweights in the fight game; Mackenzie Dern and Yan Xiaonan. The 44-year-old veteran, Francisco Trinaldo is in the co-main event of the night where he will face Randy Brown.
The rest of the card is filled with exciting matchups as well. The man event of the prelims, Aleksei Oleinik vs. Ilir Latifi is a fight many are looking forward to. The card was originally supposed to feature the heavyweight bout between Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Chris Daukaus. The fight, however, was moved to a different date for reasons unknown.
With multiple exciting fighters cards, UFC Vegas 61 is predicted to be one of the action-packed events this year. Therefore, those on the card are expected to bag themselves a good payday. We have done extensive analysis and research to provide you with the breakdown of the UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan purse, payout, and salaries.
UFC Fight Night: Dern vs Yan Purse:
The UFC does not release the official purse before the conclusion of the event. This event is no exemption. However, we have done a thorough research and came up with our estimation of the possible purse of UFC Fight Night: Dern vs Yan Purse, along with the payout and salaries. Read on to find out.
How much will Mackenzie Dern earn from the fight?
Mackenzie Dern will make at least $66,000 for his fight against Yan in UFC Fight Night 211.
Dern is a big name in women’s combat sports with an extremely decorated career in BJJ. Making his UFC debut in 2018, she is 7-1 currently in the promotion. As per the previously revealed fight purses, Dern makes $60,000 as base salary and $6,000 more from sponsorship deals. She is expected to make the same this time around.
How much will Yan Xiaonan earn from the fight?
According to our analysis, Yan Xiaonan will earn $45,000 from the UFC Fight Night: Dern vs Yan Purse
Being the first female Chinese fighter on the UFC roster, Yan got considerable fame in her nation, as well as in the world. Our research has shown that Ferguson has made at least $45,000 in her last few fights. She makes $40,000 as a base salary, and the rest $5,000 comes from sponsorship deals. In her fight against Dern, the payouts are expected to remain the same.
Mackenzie Dern Net Worth:
According to Celebrity Media Referee, Mackenzie Dern has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Dern’s net worth is thanks to her accomplished- long career. She is right now one of the most prominent faces in the women’s MMA scene. Currently, no. 5 in her division, a win this Sunday will help her get a title shot. However, her accomplishments are not only limited to MMA. She is regarded as one of the biggest female BJJ practitioners in the world. Her accolades in BJJ include ADCC World Championship, World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, No-gi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, etc.
With the help of such world-class feats, her net worth of $1 million seems correct.
Yan Xiaonan Net Worth:
Yan Xiaonan’s net worth is $500,000 according to our research and analysis.
Yan Xiaonan is the first female Chinese fighter to get signed with the UFC. She has been a professional MMA fighter since 2008. In this long career of 14 years, she has fought and found success in many different fight promotions. Her overall fight record is 15-3-1 and 6-2 in the UFC.
According to Sports Daily, Yan’s total career earnings are $233,000. Considering that, our analysis hints that the total net worth stands at $500,000.
How to watch UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan?
Both the main card and prelims of UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan will be available to watch on ESPN+. To watch the livestream of the event, get a subscription to ESPN+. ESPN+ costs $9.99 per month for a monthly plan or $99.99 per year for a yearly plan.