UFC 297: Strickland vs. Du Plessis Payouts & Fighters Salaries

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Dricus Du Plessis celebrates after defeating Darren Till during a UFC 282 mixed martial arts middleweight bout.
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Anatoly Pimentel @AnatolyPimentel Jan 22, 2024, 12:59 AM
  • Sean Strickland has the biggest payout on the card with $592,000.
  • Four fighters secured a payout of over $200,000.
  • Strickland, Dricus De Plessis, Gillian Robertson and Jasmine Jasudavicius received an additional $50,000 for their performance bonuses.

The first pay-per-event of the UFC in 2024 was a massive success as the entertaining card went down this past weekend inside the Scotiabank Arena, where the UFC middleweight title was on the line. Dricus Du Plessis eked out a split decision victory against Sean Strickland to become the newest king of the 185-pound division.

Du Plessis defied his status as the betting underdog in UFC odds. They put up an incredible performance in the championship match to persuade the judges to give him the victory from their scorecards. This all-time classic match from Strickland and Du Plessis has bagged them an additional $50,000 on their respective payouts because it was hailed as the Fight of the Night.

Apart from them, two other fighters on the card became $50K richer as Gillian Robertson and Jasmine Jasudavicius performed fantastically to beat Polyana Viana and Priscila Cachoeira, respectively. See below the complete list of all fighters’ salaries and payouts for UFC 297: Strickland vs. Du Plessis.

UFC 297: Strickland vs. Du Plessis Payouts & Fighters Salaries

FighterEstimated Total Payout
Sean Strickland$592,000
Dricus Du Plessis$532,000
Raquel Pennington$382,000
Neil Magny$255,000
Chris Curtis$176,000
Gillian Robertson$176,000
Movsar Evloev$166,000
Mayra Bueno Silva$132,000
Jasmine Jasudavicius$116,000
Arnold Allen$111,000
Charles Jourdain$111,000
Marc-Andre Barriault$86,000
Sean Woodson$84,500
Mike Malott$54,500
Polyana Viana$51,000
Priscila Cachoeira$37,500
Jimmy Flick$30,400
Garrett Armfield$28,000
Sam Patterson$28,000
Malcolm Gordon$26,100
Ramon Tavares$24,400
Serhiy Sidey$19,600
Yohan Lainesse$16,000
Brad Katona$16,000

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Anatoly Pimentel

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Anatoly Pimentel is an NBA and MMA writer previously featured in ASEAN Sports, Asian Persuasion MMA, and Overtime Heroics MMA. He graduated from Adamson University with a B.A in Communication and is a Web Content Writer for BetMGM.

Anatoly Pimentel is an NBA and MMA writer previously featured in ASEAN Sports, Asian Persuasion MMA, and Overtime Heroics MMA. He graduated from Adamson University with a B.A in Communication and is a Web Content Writer for BetMGM.