UFC 286, also known as “UFC 286: Edwards vs Usman 3” is the latest professional MMA event from the titular American promotion. It is announced to be organized this Saturday in London, England.
The upcoming UFC event will be the third part of a long trilogy. As, Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman will face against each other for the 3rd time in a professional MMA ring for the main event.
In addition to the highly anticipated Edwards vs Usman 3 bout, the event will feature 4 additional fights under the main card. Moreover, 10 bouts will be featured in the preliminary card.
UFC 286 will be a PPV exclusive event. It will be exclusive to UFC Fight Pass users. While ESPN+ and BT Sport viewers will get access to the prelim bouts. Keep reading for more information on the event’s purse and payout distribution details.
UFC 286: Edwards vs Usman 3 Purse Purse and Payout:
The UFC 286 event is announced to feature a total of $3.3 million purse pool for all 15 bouts. From the full purse pool, $1.25 million will be guaranteed for the title bout participants. There will also be an additional win bonus, sponsorship incentive, and PPV share.
Detailed information on the upcoming Edwards vs Usman event is listed below –
How much will Leon Edwards earn?
Leon Edwards is the current UFC Welterweight Champion. Interestingly, he earned the title from his second bout against his long-term rival, Kamaru Usman. From that 2022 headline fight, he earned a $350,000 guaranteed purse.
After the upcoming Saturday afternoon fight, Edwards is set to earn a $500,000 guaranteed purse. He will also earn a $42,000 sponsorship incentive and an additional $100,000 bonus if he manages to successfully defend his title.
How much will Kamaru Usman earn?
Upcoming fight against Leon Edwards is a big chance for redemption of the Jamaican Nightmare, Kamaru Usman. As this will not only help him take revenge on his long-term rival but also regain the title of UFC Welterweight championship. Therefore, a lot will be at stake for Usman on Saturday.
Previously, Usman earned $500,000 from his title-losing bout against Edwards in 2022. He will earn a $350,000 purse from the 3rd fight. Additionally, there will be a $42,000 fight week incentive. However, if he manages to snatch the win, this will gain him an additional $100,000 bonus.
Leon Edwards Net Worth:
In 2023, Leon Edwards’ net worth is $1.5 million. As the present UFC Welterweight titleholder, he will earn $500,000 on average from every title defense fight.
Kamaru Usman Net Worth:
The Jamaican Nightmare, Kamaru Usman has a net worth of $3 million in 2023. Last year in August, he made a brand new NFT deal with UFC Strike.
UFC 286 Purse Distribution:
The officially announced purse distribution chart of the upcoming UFC 286 is listed below –
|Leon Edwards (C)||500,000||42000|
|Christian Leroy Duncan||12,000||4000|