Accoridng to UFC 271 fight card, it’s confirmed that Adasenya will defend his middleweight title against Robert Whittaker. It will be their second battle after UFC 243. In the previous match, Adesanya beat Whittaker. However, This fight will be the path of Redemption of Robert Whittaker. The mixed martial arts fighter from Australia will be looking forward to settling the score 1-1. The fight will be on 12 Feb 2022, so before that, let’s take a look at confirmed Israel Adesanya Vs Robert Whittaker Purse Payouts.
Purse | $1 million (guaranteed)
PPV Share | 50%
Total Payout | $1.7 million (including PPV shares sales bonus)
Adesanya making his return to the Octagon ring at UFC 271. The NewZealander will be seen fighting against Robert Whittaker.
Israel Adesanya is a professional fighter from New Zealand who currently holds a deal with UFC until 2023.
The fighter had a winning streak from 2018 until 5 March 2021. Jan Błachowicz breaks his streak at UFC 259. He completely dominates him. However, Adesanya will be seen in action this Saturday. He will defend his Middleweight title.
Israel Adesanya Vs Robert Whittaker Purse Payouts.
|Boxers||Guaranteed Purse||PPV Share||Sponsorship||Total Payout (including PPV bonus)|
|Israel Adesanya||$1 million||50||$42,000||$1.7 million (including PPV shares sales bonus)|
|Robert Whittaker||$500K||50||$32,000||$800K (including PPV share sales bonus)|
Purse | $500K (guaranteed)
PPV Share | 50%
Total Payout | $800K (including PPV shares sales bonus)
Robert Whittaker will make his in-ring return against Israel Adesanya at UFC 271. Since his last defeat, Whitttake holds a record of three back-to-back wins.
Robert Whittaker is a professional mixed martial arts fighter from Australia. He will be facing arch-rival Israel Adesanya at UFC 271 in the upcoming fight.
It will be an official rematch of their previous fight. Before this fight, Whittaker made a single appearance in 2021, against Kelvin Gastelum. He won the fight by unanimous decision.
Both fighters have a serious beef among them. This fight will Main-Event UFC 271 PPV. They both come head to head 2nd time after 2019. Adsenya become the middleweight champion in 2019 after defeating Whittaker in the 2nd round of UFC 243.
This time the 31-year-old Fighter John Whittaker is a serious threat to Adesanya Title. Israel Adesanya will do everything to retain the title. Surely he doesn’t want to taste another title loss.
Meanwhile, Israel Adasenya remains the highest paid for the UFC 271 PPV. He will make guaranteed $1 million from the fight against Whittaker. However, Whittaker will make $500k.
Moreover, Adsenya will earn a guaranteed $42k sponsorship bonus. John will make $32K. After Khabib and McGregor it’s Israel Adsenya who will earn $1 million per fight as per sources.