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UFC on ESPN+ 39 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Anderson Silva nets $20k in final bout

LAS VEGAS – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 39 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $145,000.

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+ 39 took place at UFC Apex. The entire card streamed on ESPN+.

The full UFC on ESPN+ 39 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts included:

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Uriah Hall: $15,000
def. Anderson Silva: $20,000

Bryce Mitchell: $4,000
def. Andre Fili: $15,000

Greg Hardy: $5,000
def. Maurice Greene: $5,000

Kevin Holland: $5,000
def. Charlie Ontiveros: $3,500

Thiago Moises: $4,000
def. Bobby Green: $15,000

Alexander Hernandez: $5,000
def. Chris Gruetzemacher: $4,000

Adrian Yanez: $3,500
def. Victor Rodriguez: $3,500

Sean Strickland: $10,000
def. Jack Marshman: $5,000

Jason Witt: $3,500
def. Cole Williams: $3,500

Dustin Jacoby: $3,500
def. Justin Ledet: $5,000

Miles Johns: $3,500
def. Kevin Natividad: $3,500

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: $5,550,500
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: $36,555,000

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