Bellator 292 payrolls

Bellator 292 payrolls

Russian fighters Usman Nurmagomedov and Alexander Shabliy, who reached the semi-finals of the Bellator Lightweight Grand Prix, were among the highest paid participants in the Bellator 292 tournament, receiving $ 150,000 for their performances.

At the same time, Nurmagomedov, in the status of the reigning champion in the first round, finished by strangulation of the American Benson Henderson, received this amount as a guaranteed fee for the fight, and Shabliy, who knocked out the Azerbaijani Tofik Musaev in the third round, received half the amount of the bonus for the victory.

The fees of Henderson and Musaev, who were defeated in the quarterfinal matches of the competition that started, amounted to $150,000 and $65,000, respectively.

A participant in the third most important event of the tournament, Russian Valentin Moldavsky, who lost by knockout to Linton Vassell, received $ 75,000, while the British heavyweight replenished his bank account with $ 100,000.

The fourth Russian participant of the event, Khalid Murtazaliev, who defeated the American Tony Johnson by decision, earned $26,000.

Another leader in the payout list was British welterweight Michael Page, who earned $100,000 in 26 seconds in the cage.

Dovletjan Yagshimuradov, a Turkmen light heavyweight, won $80,000 by unanimous decision over Lithuania’s Julius Englikas ($50,000).

The participants of the preliminary card Rogelio Luna and Adam Womsley, who suffered early defeats, were content with the minimum fees of $ 2,000.

Bellator 292’s official purses were made public by the California State Athletic Commission, which governed the San Jose event.