19 year-old Sage Northcutt may only have had his second UFC bout at UFC Fight Night 80, but the much hyped prospect is already earning more than some of his peers, topping the earning’s list for Thursday night’s show with an $80,000 basic salary.
Below him was former TUF winner Michael Chiesa who took home £60,000, while his co-main event opponent, UFC veteran Jim Miller, banked $60,000.
Main event winner Rose Namajunas was joint fourth on the salary list along with Tim Means, each earning $54,000, while Paige VanZant pocketed $40,000 after a tough night in the Octagon.
Check out all the UFC Fight Night 80 basic salaries below and keep in mind this doesn’t include extra like post-fight bonuses and sponsorship money.
Rose Namajunas: $54,000 (includes $27,000 win bonus)
def. Paige VanZant: $40,000
Michael Chiesa: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)
def. Jim Miller: $56,000
Sage Northcutt: $80,000 (includes $40,000 win bonus)
def. Cody Pfister: $12,000
Thiago “Marreta” Santos: $38,000 (includes $19,000 win bonus)
def. Elias Theodorou: $20,000
Tim Means: $54,000 (includes $27,000 win bonus)
def. John Howard: $27,000
Sergio Moraes: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
def. Omari Akhmedov: $14,000
Kevin Casey: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
vs. Antonio Carlos Junior: $19,000
Aljamain Sterling: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
def. Johnny Eduardo: $14,000
Santiago Ponzinibbio: $26,000 (includes $13,000 win bonus)
def. Andreas Stahl: $10,000
Danny Roberts: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Nathan Coy: $10,000
Zubaira Tukhugov: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Phillipe Nover: $14,000
Kailin Curran: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Emily Kagan: $10,000