Salary for UFC 263 fighters have been revealed by MMAJunkie, While Nigeria born Kiwi fighter Israel Adesanya comes out as the highest-paid fighter among the other UFC 263 fighters post the main event held in Glendale, Arizona on the 12th of June.
Israel Adesanya earned a massive half a million dollars ($500,000) after his victory over Marvin Vettori who also earned a mammoth $350,000 despite losing in the marquee event.
Both of them are the top 2 paid fighters in the UFC 263 following them is American MMA Nate Diaz who bags $250,000 upon his return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship 263 but whoever he lost to Leon Edwards who also earned an impressive $220,000 including $110,000 bonus within it.
However, these prize pools do not include the insurance, taxes and license costs from the earnings although the earnings from sponsorship deals are also not added onto the disclosed salary either.
The list of salary of the UFC 263 fighters is given below:
Israel Adesanya: $500,000 (no win bonus) def. Marvin Vettori: $350,000
Brandon Moreno: $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus) def. Deiveison Figueirdo: $210,000
Leon Edwards: $220,000 (includes $110,000 win bonus) def. Nate Diaz: $250,000
Belal Muhammad: $160,000 (includes $80,000 win bonus) def. Demian Maia: $175,000
Paul Craig: $110,000 (includes $55,000 win bonus) def. Jamahal Hill: $28,000
Brad Riddell: $80,000 (includes $40,000 win bonus) def. Drew Dober: $87,000
Eryk Anders: $150,000 (includes $75,000 win bonus) def. Darren Stewart: $45,000
Lauren Murphy: $140,000 (includes $70,000 win bonus) def. Joanne Calderwood: $51,000
Movsar Evloev: $72,000 (includes $36,000 win bonus) def. Hakeem Dawodu: $55,000
Pannie Kianzad: $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus) def. Alexis Davis: $43,000
Terrance McKinney: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Matt Frevola: $23,000
Steven Peterson: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus) def. Chase Hooper: $37,000
Fares Ziam: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus) def. Luigi Vendramini: $15,000
Carlos Felipe: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus) def. Jake Collier: $28,000