UFC 254 is one of the most anticipated MMA event where Khabib Nurmagomedov is set to make his return to octagon against Justin Gaethje in what should be a cracking main-event headlining a very loaded UFC 254 card on Saturday, 24th October 2020. UFC 254 will be a PPV event headlined by Khabib vs Gaethje around the world and big PPV sales are expected resulting in bigger purse for both fighters. We take a look at how much both Khabib and Gaethje are expected to take home.
Khabib vs Gaethje UFC 254 Official Disclosed Purse:
Degastani hero, Khabib is making his much awaited retune and headlining a massive fight against Gaethje. Looking at the last two PPV fights of Khabib which were against McGregor (2018) and Dustin Poirier (2019) we can see Khabib has become a bona fide PPV start. He earned $2 million in official disclosed purse by UFC when he defeated Conor McGregor but his actual earnings from that fight were much higher due to his tier based PPV contract making him around $10 million in total earnings.
After McGregory fight Khabib’s stock went sky high and when he took on Dustin Poirier he was guaranteed a $6 million purse from UFC plus share of PPV sales. Now when Khabib takes on Gaethje, he will be taking home his career best purse of $8 million (guaranteed) plus share of PPV money if certain objectives are meet. Take at a look at top 20 highest grossing UFC Fights of all-times.
|Khabib Nurmagomedov||$8 million (guaranteed purse) + share of PPV money taking his total earnings to around $12 million if certain PPV objectives are meet.|
|Justin Gaethje||$5 million (guaranteed) + plus $1 million if UFC 254 do over 1 million PPV buys.|
Take a look at entire UFC 254 PPV Undercard fights which will be taking place on Saturday, 24th October 2020.