UFC 265 PPV Buys & Payouts: How Much Ciryl Gane & Derrick Lewis Made from Event?

Derrick Lewis vs Ciryl Gane Interim UFC Heavyweight Championship UFC 265

UFC 265 aired on 7 August 2021 and saw Ciryl Gane defeating Derrick Lewis in the main event bout to win the interim UFC Heavyweight title.

The final numbers for PPV buys are not out yet. However, MMA Salaries website has posted estimated payouts and salaries based on previous records and contracts, along with 400,000 estimated PPV buys.

4 fighters got the Performance of the Night bonuses while Rafael Fiziev vs Bobby Green got the Fight of the Night bonus of $50,000 each. Those bonus are also added to estimate payouts for UFC 265. (Please note: this article will be updated when PPV Buyrate numbers would release).

UFC 265 Payouts

**Estimated PPV Buys for UFC 265 for this calculation – 400,000

The estimated payout for Ciryl Gane for UFC 265 is around $782,000. This includes $400,000 in the base salary, $50,000 performance of the night bonus, $32,000 from sponsorship, an extra $100,000 in the win bonus and $200,000 from PPV buys.

The estimated payout for Derrick Lewis for UFC 265 is around $732,000. This includes $400,000 in the base salary, $32,000 from sponsorship, and $200,000 from PPV buys.

FighterBase SalaryPerformance BonusWin BonusSponsorshipPPV PayoutTotal
Ciryl Gane$400,000$50,000$100,000$32,000$200,000$782,000
Derrick Lewis$500,000$32,000$200,000$732,000
Jose Aldo$400,000$21,000$421,000
Pedro Munhoz$90,000$11,000$101,000
Michael Chiesa$80,000$16,000$96,000
Vincente Luque$72,000$50,000$72,000$16,000$210,000
Tecia Torres$60,000$60,000$16,000$131,000
Angela Hill$60,000$16,000$76,000
Song Yadong$60,000$60,000$6,000$126,000
Casey Kenney$42,000$6,000$48,000
UFC 265 Payouts and Salaries