UFC 262 Payouts – Salaries, Bonuses & Facts

UFC 262 Payouts – Salaries, Bonuses & Facts

UFC 262 gave fight fans all they could ask for on Saturday night. The event was live from inside the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, USA. Charles Oliveira defeated Michael Chandler by TKO (Punches) Saturday, and in the co-main event, Beneil Dariush defeated Tony Ferguson in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).

This was 562nd event in Ultimate Fighting Championship history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and TUF finales. The pay-per-view card streamed on ESPN+ PPV following prelims on ESPN/ESPN+. In this post, we’ll go into detail on UFC 262 payouts, fighter bonuses, and event facts, including the attendance, total gate and PPV buys.

UFC 262 Attendance, Gate, Viewership

There were 16,005 fans in attendance. The gate for the event came out to 4110000. The viewership data is still pending. We’ll continue to update this post as soon as the information is available.

Attendance
16,005
Gate
4110000
Buyrate
Not available
Total Fights
12

UFC 262 Bonuses

UFC 262 had 12 bouts scheduled. Edson Barboza vs. Shane Burgos was awarded the Fight of the Night bonus. The Performance of the Night bonuses went to Charles Oliveira and Christos Giagos. The fighters took home an extra $50,000.

There are four types of awards:

  • Fight of the Night is awarded to two fighters who star in the exciting fight of the night.
  • KO of the Night is awarded to the fighter who achieves the most spectacular Knockout.
  • Submission of the Night is granted to the protagonist of the most striking submission.
  • Performance of the Night is awarded the most impressive individual performance of the night.

UFC 262 Salaries

The total disclosed payroll for the event is PENDING. The figures below are base salaries reported to the commission and do not reflect entire compensation packages for the event. Here’s the full list of fighter payouts from UFC 262:

PENDING… We will update this section as soon as the fighter salaries are officially released. In the meantime, you can view all the UFC 262 results.

The UFC 262 payouts don’t include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses, and taxes. Additionally, these do not include pay-per-view cuts that some top-level fighters receive. They also do not include money paid by sponsors, Reebok pay, any other “locker room” or special discretionary bonuses the UFC often pays.

Did you know: The average UFC fighter made $138,000 in 2018, up from average earnings of $132,000 in 2017.

Buyrate

Not available

Event
UFC 262: Oliveira vs. Chandler
Date
May 15, 2021
Venue
Toyota Center
Location
Houston, Texas, USA
Main Event
Oliveira vs. Chandler
Total Fights
12
Attendance
16,005
Gate
4110000

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