The upcoming Ultimate Fighting Championship pay-per-view is announced and it will held at Prudential Center on 6th May 2023. The event is well known as “UFC 288” and the main-event fight will be feature between Aljamain Sterling and Henry Cejudo. Whereas co-main event will take place between Belal Muhammad and Gilbert Burns. UFC 288 salaries purse payouts of the fighters based on their contract with promotion reported.
|Fighters||Purses||Win Bonus||Sponsorships||UFC Bonus||PPV Money||Total Payouts|
|Joseph Holmes||$30k||N/A||$5k||fined $7k||N/A||$28k|
|Claudio Ribeiro||$18k||$18k||$4k||bonus $7k||N/A||$47k|
Who will be highest paid fighter at UFC 288?
The current defending champion Aljamain Sterling will be highest paid at UFC 288 he will earn guaranteed purse $750k for the fight. His opponent (Henry Cejudo) who return from the retirement will earn share of $500k. Gilbert Burns will earn maximum purse $400k for the fight fight against Belal Muhammad. These three fighters earn more than $1m based on pay-per-view points. The official pay-per-view points not disclosed by the promoters however the estimated figures reported after each pay-per-view of UFC.
How Much Fighters Earn from UFC Bonuses?
UFC performance bonus and fight of the night bonus will be awarded at the end of the main-event. There will be guaranteed distribution $50k to each fighter who earned performance of the night and fight of the night at UFC 288.
- Performance of the Night ($50k) : Matt Frevola and Yan Xiaonan
- Fight of the Night ($50k) : Movsar Evloev vs Diego Lopes
Further details including UFC 288 salaries fighters purses updated once the event is completed. ESPN and ESPN+ hold official coverage rights for the pay-per-view in United States. Fans worldwide can access the live stream of UFC 288 at UFC Fight Pass through official webiste.