UFC Heavyweight champion, Stipe Miocic was involved in a long contract hassle with Dana White and the UFC over a pay-rise. As the king of all heavyweights, his demand for a pay-rise was well-justified. However, the UFC weren’t ready to meet his contract demands.
At UFC 220, Miocic entered the octagon after a while and had allegedly solved the contract issues over a raise. It was expected that he would be paid a considerably higher amount for his title defense against Ngannou.
The payout for UFC 220 was recently made public and Miocic has made a hefty sum of $600,000. Miocic was the highest paid fighter at UFC 220, although his pay is the same that he earned for UFC 203. Hence, it’s still to be seen whether “the baddest man on the planet” has received a pay-rise or not.
The total payout that has been disclosed for UFC 220 was $2,549,000. Below is the complete list of the wages for UFC 220:
- Stipe Miocic: $600,000; Francis Ngannou: $500,000
- Daniel Cormier: $500,000; Volkan Oezdemir: $350,000
- Calvin Kattae: $14,000 + $14,000 (win bonus) = $28,000; Shane Burgos: $22,000
- Gian Villante: $50,000 + $50,000 (win bonus) = $100,000; Francimar Barroso: $ 27,000
- Rob Font: $30,000 + $30,000 (win bonus) = $60,000; Thomas Almeida: $36,000
- Kyle Brochniak: $12,000 + $12,000 (win bonus) = $24,000; Brandon Davis: $10,000
- Abdul Alhassan: $20,000 + $20,000 (win bonus) = $40,000; Sabah Homasi: $12000
- Dustin Ortiz: $30,000 + $30,000 (win bonus) = $60,000; Alexandre Pantoja: $14,000
- Julio Arce: $10,000 + $10,000 (win bonus) = $20,000; Dan Ige: $10,000
- Enrique Barzola: $21,000 + $21,000 (win bonus) = $42,000; Matt Bessette: $12,000
- Islan Makhachev: $16,000 + $16,000 (win bonus) = $32,000; Gleison Tibau: $50,000