UFC 298 tournament salaries

The California State Athletic Commission has released information on the guaranteed fees for the UFC 298: Volkanovski vs. Topuria tournament, which kicks off in a few hours in Anaheim.

The event’s headliner, reigning UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski, will receive $750,000 for stepping into the octagon, while his opponent, Elijah Topuria, will earn a minimum of $350,000.

The guaranteed fees for the runners-up, Robert Whittaker and Paulo Costa, will be $300,000 and $250,000, respectively.

Russian Roman Kopylov, who opens the main card of the numbered event, will receive at least $80,000 for his performance.

At the same time, all fighters, except for the participants of the two main bouts and Mackenzie Dern, have a chance to double their fees in case of victory.

Whittaker, Costa and Dern can get $100,000 on top, while the title clash between Volkanovski and Topuria does not include a bonus.

The full list of guaranteed payouts for the UFC 298 tournament is as follows:

Aleksander Volkanovski: $750,000

Ilia Topuria: $350,000

Paulo Costa: $250,000

Robert Whittaker: $300,000

Ian Machado Garry: $55,000.

Jeff Neal: $108,000

Henry Sejudo: $150,000

Merab Dvalishvili: $105,000.

Anthony Hernandez: $66,000

Roman Kopylov: 80,000 dollars

Mackenzie Dern: $200,000

Amanda Lemos: $80,000.

Rinya Nakamura: $23,000.

Carlos Vera: $12,000

Minyan Zhang: $10,000

Brandson Ribeiro: $10,000.

Danny Barlow: $10,000

Josh Quinlan: $12,000.

Oban Elliott: $10,000

Valentine Woodburn: $15,000.

Andrea Lee: $70,000

Miranda Maverick: $75,000