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UFC on ESPN 16 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Carlos Condit nets largest sum

ABU DHABI – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 16 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $118,000.

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 on ESPN 16 took place at Flash Forum on Yas Island. The card aired on ESPN and streamed on ESPN+.

The full UFC on ESPN 16 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts included:

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Holly Holm: $10,000
def. Irene Aldana: $5,000

Carlos Felipe: $3,500
def. Yorgan De Castro: $3,500

Germaine de Randamie: $5,000
def. Julianna Pena: $5,000

Kyler Phillips: $3,500
def. Cameron Else: $3,500

Dusko Todorovic: $3,500
def. Dequan Townsend: $4,000

Carlos Condit: $20,000
def. Court McGee: $15,000

Charles Jourdain: $4,000
vs. Josh Culibao: $3,500

Nassourdine Imavov: $3,500
def. Jordan Williams: $3,500

Loma Lookboonmee: $3,500
def. Jinh Yu Frey: $3,500

Casey Kenney: $4,000
def. Heili Alateng: $3,500

Luigi Vendramini: $3,500
def. Jessin Ayari: $4,000

Under the UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance program’s payout tiers, which appropriate the money generated by Reebok’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 2007 and later) and Zuffa-era Strikeforce bouts (April 2011 and later). Fighters with 1-3 bouts receive $3,500 per appearance; 4-5 bouts get $4,000; 6-10 bouts get $5,000; 11-15 bouts earn $10,000; 16-20 bouts pocket $15,000; and 21 bouts and more get $20,000. Additionally, champions earn $40,000 while title challengers get $30,000.

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 2020 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts:

Year-to-date total: $4,941,500
2019 total: $7,370,500
2018 total: $6,901,000
2017 total: $6,295,000
2016 total: $7,138,000
2015 total: $3,185,000
Program-to-date total: $35,946,000

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