Nate Diaz And Anthony Pettis To Earn More Than Jorge Masvidal On Boxing Card

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Jorge Masvidal may already haold a TKO win over Nate Diaz that won him the UFC’s symbolic ‘BMF’ title back in 2019, but that hasn’t earned him an equal footing in terms of the two stars basic salaries for their rematch in the boxing ring tonight.

Instead it’s Diaz who leads the payouts with a $500,000 salaries, while Masvidal is guaranteed a $300,000 payday for their second showdown in Anaheim, California.

That actually means that Masvidal is also being outdone by another former UFC fighter Anthony Pettis, who will take home $350,000 for his co-main event with ex-Bellator and UFC fighter Chris Avila, who is also earning a healthy $210,000 for his night’s work.

It should be noted however that these salaries don’t tell the full story of each fighter’s overall earnings since they don’t include extras such as a potential cut of the pay-per-view revenue or sponsorship deals.

Check out the full list of basic salaries below.

Nate Diaz $500,000
Jorge Masvidal $300,000
Daniel Jacobs $100,000* (fined 20 percent of his purse, half to go to Shane Mosley Jr.)
Shane Mosley Jr. $160,000
Anthony Pettis $350,000
Chris Avila $210,000
Curmel Moton $40,000
Nikolai Buzolin $8,000* (fined 20 percent of his purse, half to go to Curmel Moton)
Amado Vargas $100,000
Sean Garcia $50,000* (fined 20 percent of his purse, half to go to Amado Vargas)
Devin Cushing $60,000
Manuel Correa $15,000
Luciano Ramos $5,000
Dan Hernandez $3,500
Alan Sanchez $55,000
Luis Lopes $22,500
Steve Dunn $500
Gabriel Costa $2,500
Jose Aguayo $40,000
Bryce Logan $6,000
Ken Lopez $18,000
Andres Martinez $600

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