Ultimate Fighting Championship is ready to organize the latest weekend night event featuring an exciting bantamweight bout between Marlon Vera and Cory Sandhagen. The event is officially titled “UFC on ESPN.”
The Saturday night UFC event will feature a total of 11 professional boxing bouts. It will be held at the iconic AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas on March 25th. In addition to the main event, a co-main bout featuring Holly Holm and Yana Santon will also be held there.
UFC on ESPN: Vera vs Sandhagen will not be a PPV-exclusive event. It will be available to watch via ESPN and BT Sports in USA and UK respectively. For further information related to the prize pool and purse distribution of the event, keep reading the article below.
UFC on ESPN 43: Vera vs Sandhagen Purse and Payout:
UFC has yet to disclose the complete prize pool for the upcoming Saturday night event, UFC on ESPN: Vera vs Sandhagen. However, the main event card bout is set to feature $300,000 as a guaranteed purse for the two participants. There will be an additional bonuses and fight week incentives to earn for both too. Although neither Vera nor Sandhagen won’t be receiving any PPV share as the event isn’t PPV exclusive this week.
Further information on the upcoming Vera vs Sandhagen bout is detailed here –
How much will Marlon Vera earn?
Bantamweight class boxing professional, Marlon “Chito” Vera is a professional win a 22 win-7 loss career record. From his most recent fight against Dominick Cruz, Vera bagged a $150,000 guaranteed purse with an additional $150,000 win bonus, totaling a whopping $300,000 in earnings.
According to reports, the upcoming fight against Sandhagen will earn Vera a guaranteed purse of $150,000. In addition, if he manages to capture the victory from his opponent, it will add $150,000 more to his bag. Therefore, Vera is expected to earn between $154,000 to $310,000 with the additional $4k fight week incentive this Saturday.
How much will Cory Sandhagen earn?
Cory Sandhagen is an American bantamweight professional with 15 win-4 loss track record. Although he had a rough journey in 2021, Sandhagen picked himself up with the latest fight against Yadong Song. There he earned $150,000 guaranteed purse and an additional $150,000 win bonus. That made his total earnings $311,000 with a sponsorship bonus.
From Sandhagen’s upcoming fight with Marlon Vera, the American is expected to get a $150,000 guaranteed purse once again. Furthermore, if he can keep the win streak a $150,000 win bonus will be added to the bag. This means, he is expected to get out of the fight with an amount between $155,000 to $311,000 from his upcoming Saturday night fight.
Marlon Vera Net Worth:
In 2023, Marlon Vera’s net worth is $4 million. He has already earned over $2.5 million from his successful career at the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Cory Sandhagen Net Worth:
Cory Sandhagen’s net worth is over $2 million in 2023. He has a major sponsorship with the widely popular sports brand Reebok.