UFC 285 Purse

One of the UFC greats, former light heavyweight king Jon Jones will make his return inside the octagon for the first time in three years at UFC 285. Tonight’s main event will feature Jone Jones taking on Ciryl Gane for the UFC Heavyweight title. Moreover, women’s flyweight queen Valentina Shevchenko will defend her title against Alexa Grasso, a hot prospect in the division. All the fighters on the card will be up for lucrative salaries and payouts. This article will focus on the UFC 285 purse, salary, and payouts.

UFC 285 Fighters Base Salary and Payouts

UFC doesn’t usually publish the fighters’ salaries unless required by State officials. However, we can make an estimation by looking into the previously published and leaked salaries.

Former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will be the highest-paid fighter on the UFC 285 roster. He will pocket a whopping $1 million in base salary.

Former interim heavyweight champion Ciryl Gane will pocket a $500,000 base salary. Women’s flyweight queen Valentina Shevchenko will receive a $400,000 base salary.

Check out the potential UFC 285 payouts for each fighter below:

FighterBase SalaryIncentive Pay
Jon Jones$1,000,000$32,000
Ciryl Gane$500,000$32,000
Valentina Shevchenko$400,000$42,000
Alexa Grasso$100,000$32,000
Geoff Neal$72,000$6,000
Shavkat Rakhmonov$40,000$4,500
Mateusz Gamrot$90,000$6,000
Jalin Turner$42,000$6,000
Jamie Pickett$30,000$6,000
Bo Nickal$12,500$4,000
Cody Garbrandt$150,000$11,000
Trevin Jones$16,000$4,500
Derek Brunson$100,000$16,000
Dricus du Plessis$50,000$4,500
Viviane Araujo$49,000$6,000
Amanda Ribas$60,000$6,000
Julian Marquez$40,000$4,500
Marc-Andrea Barriault$40,000$6,000

How Much Will Jon Jones Earn at UFC 285?

Jon Jones has recently signed a new 8-fight contract with UFC, which makes him the highest-paid heavyweight on the UFC’s roster. The former light heavyweight great will receive $1,032,000 guaranteed payouts for his heavyweight fight against Ciryl Gane at UFC 285. It includes base salary and incentive pay.

Keeping the win bonus and PPV share in mind, “Bones” could potentially earn over $2 million.

How Much Will Ciryl Gane Earn at UFC 285?

Former interim heavyweight champion Ciryl Gane will get another shot to be the UFC Heavyweight champion at UFC 285. Gane will receive $532,000 guaranteed payouts, including the base pay and incentive pay, for his fight against Jon Jones.

Keeping the win bonus and PPV share in mind, Gane could potentially earn around $1 million.

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Golam Muktadir is a passionate sports fan and a dedicated movie buff. He has been writing about both topics for over a decade and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with his readers. Muktadir has a degree in journalism and has written for several well-known publications, including Surprise Sports.


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