One other combat, one other huge payday.
This time, it is Israel “The Final Stylebender” Adesanya and challenger Marvin Vettori who stand to stroll away significantly richer from their UFC 263 berth. That stated, each fighters enter the bout in Las Vegas below vastly differing circumstances.
Adesanya (20-1, 15 KOs) is coming off his first profession loss, a unanimous-decision defeat by the hands of Jan Blachowicz for the UFC mild heavyweight title on March 6. Vettori (17-4-1), has received his final 5 matches: 4 by way of unanimous determination and one by submission. His final combat? An April 2018 split-decision loss to Adesanya throughout “UFC on Fox 29.”
Saturday’s assembly — with Adesanya’s middleweight title on the road — is a far cry from these fighters’ earlier assembly. Hopefully it may be simply as intently contested because the earlier match.
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Both method, search for each fighters to make financial institution on Saturday. Here is how a lot cash they may make:
UFC 263 purse, prize cash
Confirmed payouts for UFC 263 purse will not be launched till after the occasion. However we will use the fighters’ earlier bouts to make an informed guess at how a lot they’re going to make in Saturday’s occasion.
Per Combat Streak, Adesanya made a confirmed $640,000 in his final bout at UFC 259, the place he and Jan Blachowicz fought in the primary occasion (he made $600,000 in purse and $40,000 as a sponsorship bonus). It is price noting that, because the challenger for Blachowicz’s mild heavyweight belt, Adesanya made much less cash than the champion (who made $1.04 million).
Combat Streak additionally stories that Vettori made $180,000 — $150,000 in purse and $30,000 in sponsorship bonus — because the headliner at UFC Vegas 23. He made much less cash than his opponent, Kevin Hollard (who made $390,000).
Contemplating the UFC’s middleweight title is on the road, it is probably the purse and payout will extra intently resemble what Adesanya earned at UFC 259. “The Final Stylebender” ought to take advantage of from Saturday’s match.
What’s Israel Adesanya’s internet price?
The estimate modifications based mostly on the outlet, however Adesanya’s internet price is usually estimated to be between $2.5 million and $3 million, based mostly on confirmed payouts at UFC 259 and estimates from web sites reminiscent of sportskeeda.com.
What’s Marvin Vettori’s internet price?
Vettori has an estimated internet price of $600,000-$700,000, based mostly on his profession earnings within the UFC.
UFC 263 combat card
- Pianni Kianzad vs. Alex Davis (girls’s bantamweights)
- Frank Camacho vs. Matt Frevola (lightweights)
- Chase Hooper vs. Steve Peterson (featherweights)
- Fares Ziam vs. Luigi Vendramini (lightweights)
- Carlos Felipe vs. Jake Collier (heavyweights)
- Drew Dober vs. Brad Riddell (lightweights)
- Eryk Anders vs. Darren Stewart (mild heavyweights)
- Lauren Murphy vs. Joanne Calderwood (girls’s flyweight)
- Movsar Evloev vs. Hakeem Dawodu (featherweights)
- Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori (middleweight championship)
- Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno (flyweight championship)
- Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz (welterweights)
- Demian Maia vs. Belal Muhammad (welterweights)
- Paul Craig vs. Jamahal Hill, (mild heavyweights)