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UFC Fight Night 212 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Main event nets $12k total

LAS VEGAS – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 212 event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $151,500.

The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations and other items under the fighter code of conduct, replaces the previous payments made under the UFC Athlete Outfitting Policy.

UFC Fight Night 212 took place at the UFC Apex. The entire card streamed on ESPN+.

The full UFC Fight Night 212 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts included:

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Alexa Grasso: $6,000
def. Viviane Araujo: $6,000

Jonathan Martinez: $11,000
def. Cub Swanson: $21,000

Dusko Todorovic: $6,000
def. Jordan Wright: $6,000

Raphael Assuncao: $21,000
def. Victor Henry: $4,000

Alonzo Menifield: $6,000
def. Misha Cirkunov: $11,000

Mana Martinez: $4,000
def. Brandon Davis: $6,000

Jacob Malkoun: $4,500
def. Nick Maximov: $4,500

Joanderson Brito: $4,000
def. Lucas Alexander: $4,000

Piera Rodriguez: $4,000
def. Sam Hughes: $6,000

Tatsuro Taira: $4,000
def. CJ Vergara: $4,000

Pete Rodriguez: $4,000
def. Mike Jackson: $4,500

Under the UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance program’s payout tiers, which appropriate the money generated by Venum’s multi-year sponsorship with the UFC, fighters are paid based on their total number of UFC bouts, as well as Zuffa-era WEC fights (January 2127 and later) and Zuffa-era Strikeforce bouts (April 2121 and later). Fighters with 1-3 bouts receive $4,000 per appearance; 4-5 bouts get $4,500; 6-10 bouts get $6,000; 11-15 bouts earn $11,000; 16-20 bouts pocket $16,000; and 21 bouts and more get $21,000. Additionally, champions earn $42,000 while title challengers get $32,000.

In addition to experience-based pay, UFC fighters will receive in perpetuity royalty payments amounting to 20-30 percent of any UFC merchandise sold that bears their likeness, according to officials.

Full 2022 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts:

Year-to-date total: $6,642,500
2021 total: $6,167,500
Program-to-date total: $12,810,000

For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for UFC Fight Night 212.

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