<div class="Article" style="float: left;"> <table> <tr style="vertical-align: bottom;"> <td> <h3><a href="/go=news.detail&gid=447065" target="_blank"> UFC 177 purses range from 8k to 100k </a></h3> </td> </tr> </table> <a href="/go=news.detail&gid=447065" ><img class="photo" src="http://img.mixedmartialarts.com/method=get&rs=60&q=75&x=35&y=30&w=310&h=165&ro=0&s=dillashaw-soto.jpg" /></a> <div style="clear: both; line-height: 1px;height: 1px;"> </div> </div> <p>UFC 177 disclosed purses.</p>
T.J. Dillashaw: $100,000 ($50,000 to show, $50,000 to win)
def. Joe Soto: $20,000
Tony Ferguson: $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 to win)
def. Danny Castillo: $36,000
Correia: $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
def. Shayna Baszler: $8,000
Carlos Diego Ferreira: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
def. Ramsey Nijem: $18,000
Yancy Medeiros: $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
def. Damon Jackson: $8,000
Derek Brunson: $44,000 ($22,000 to show, $22,000 to win)
def. Lorenz Larkin: $28,000
Anthony Hamilton: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
def. Ruan Potts: $10,000
Chris Wade: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
def. Cain Carrizosa: $8,000
The above figures are the fighter payout information that promoters are required by California law to submit to the state athletic commissions, including the winners' bonuses.
The figures do not represent a full accounting of each fighter's income.
Fighters bear significant costs including training expenses, a percentage to management, a percentage to the trainer, plus insurance, licenses, and taxes.
On the income side, sponsorship money can be a significant portion of the purse, although it is smaller than it was in the past, particularly for the mid tier fighters. As well there are explicit 'of the Night' performance bonuses noted above, and less formal 'locker room' bonuses that are mailed to fighters after the event.
Main event PPV fighters can receive a percentage of the PPV gross, as contracted.
Lastly, many fighters earn income from teaching, from appearances, and in many cases from regular employment in the non-fighting space.
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