UFC 288 Fighters Salaries | Cejudo vs Sterling Purse Payouts | How Much Fighters Generate from PPV Bonuses?

UFC 288 Salaries

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.

FightersPursesWin BonusSponsorshipsUFC BonusPPV MoneyTotal Payouts
Aljamain Sterling$750k$100k$42kN/A$500k+$1.39m
Henry Cejudo$500kN/A$32kN/A$500k+$1.03m
Belal Muhammad$350k$100k$15kN/AN/A$465k
Gilbert Burns$400kN/A$20kN/A$500k+$920k
J├ęssica Andrade$210kN/A$15kN/AN/A$225k
Yan Xiaonan$85k$85k$10k$50kN/A$130k
Movsar Evloev$48k$48k$5k$50kN/A$151k
Diego Lopes$12kN/A$4k$50kN/A$66k
Kron Gracie$20kN/A$5kN/AN/A$25k
Charles Jourdain$75k$75k$5kN/AN/A$155k
Drew Dober$150kN/A$15kN/AN/A$165k
Matt Frevola$75k$75k$5k$50kN/A$205k
Kennedy Nzechukwu$85k$85k$10kN/AN/A$180k
Devin Clark$150kN/A$10kN/AN/A$160k
Khaos Williams$44k$44k$5kN/AN/A$93k
Ronaldo Bedoya$12kN/A$4kN/AN/A$16k
Marina Rodriguez$75kN/A$10kN/AN/A$85k
Virna Jandiroba$44k$44k$5kN/AN/A$93k
Braxton Smith$12kN/A$4kN/AN/A$16k
Parker Porter$38k$38k$5kN/AN/A$81k
Phil Hawes$44kN/A$5kN/AN/A$49k
Ikram Aliskerov$12k$12k$4kN/AN/A$28k
Joseph Holmes$30kN/A$5kfined $7kN/A$28k
Claudio Ribeiro$18k$18k$4kbonus $7kN/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.