UFC 280: Oliveira vs Makhachev Purse, Payout and Salaries

UFC has returned with UFC 280, featuring some of the best fights of the year. Here, we will know about the UFC 280: Oliveira vs Makhachev Purse, Payout, and Salaries

In the main event, there will be a clash for the UFC Vacant Lightweight Championship between the #1 and #2 fighters of the decision. We will be seeing Charles Oliveira giving a title shot against Islam Makhachev in the Etihad Arena.

The fight will be shown exclusively on ESPN+, you will be able to watch the prelims, main card, co-main event, and main event there. But you will have to buy a PPV to get access to this event.

UFC will award a handsome purse to the fighters of the event. Here, we have analyzed the UFC 280 purse for you.

UFC 280: Oliveira vs Makhachev Purse

UFC doesn’t reveal the purse of the fighters officially prior to the event, but we can make an assumption by analyzing the purse, payout, and salaries of the recent events. So, our experts have analyzed the UFC 280 purse and payouts, and we will be discussing it in detail here.

How Much Will Charles Oliveira earn?

Oliveira is the current #1 MMA Lightweight Fighter in the world. But the number one started his career with a purse of $62,000. In UFC 256, the fighter earned a salary of $250,000. In UFC 269, the fighter earned a payout of $492,000. In his most recent bout against Justin Gaethje, Charles Oliveira managed to take home a fine salary of $500,000.

UFC 280 will be the biggest fight of Oliveira’s career, as he will be fighting for the UFC Vacant Lightweight Championship. So, he is expected to get the highest salary in his career. We expect that the fighter will get a base salary of $1 Million from UFC 280 Purse.

Apart from the base salary, Oliveira will be gaining a good percentage from the PPV sales. He will also receive a good salary from his sponsors if he manages to win the fight. So, we expect that Charles Oliveira will get a total payout of $1.7 million from the biggest fight of his career including the base salary, PPV, and sponsorships.

How much will Islam Makhachev earn from the UFC 280 Purse?

Khabib’s best friend Islam Makhache is the current #2 best MMA fighter in the world. He had his UFC debut in UFC 187, from where he received a purse of $10,000. His most recent fight was against Bobby Green, Islam won the fight and got a purse of $165,000. Before that, he defeated Dan Hooker and took $131,000 home with him.

This will also be an important fight for him, and we expect that Makhache will be getting the highest payout of his career. We expect that Islam Makhache will be getting a basic salary of $250,000 from his fight against Oliveira.

He will be getting a PPV bonus, but the percentage is expected to be lower than his opponent. If Islam makes a good result, he will be getting a good bonus from his sponsors. So, we expect that Islam Makhache will get a total payout of Islam Makhache including his base salary, sponsorship, and PPV share.

Charles Oliveira Net Worth:

Charles Oliveira has a net worth of $2.5 million. He has been sponsored by world’s one of the largest sports brands, Reebok

Islam Makhachev Net Worth:

Islam Makhachev has a net worth of $700,000. Currently, the fighter has been sponsored by Saitama.

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