UFC 279 Bonus & Promotional Guidelines Compliance Pay

Nate Diaz vs Tony Ferguson UFC 279
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UFC 279 took place this Saturday which was supposed to be headlined by Khamzat Chimaev vs Nate Diaz. However, Chimaev missed the weight by 8 pounds and hence Diaz faced Tony Ferguson in the main event. 

The athletes from this event took home compliance pay totaling $202,000. UFC also handed out four Performance of the Night bonuses and canceled out the Fight of the Night bonus. 

Jailton Almeida submitted Anton Turkalj in the first round to win his very first Performance of the Night bonus. Johnny Walker was the second one to receive an additional $50,000 paycheck. He also won his match against Ion Cutelaba via first-round submission.

Irene Aldana delivered a spectacular upkick from the canvas to Macy Chiasson to win this match via TKO. For this finish, she also received a bonus. Meanwhile, Nate Diaz managed to get an additional $50,000 check in his last UFC bout. He submitted Tony Ferguson in the fourth round of the main event.

The promotional guidelines compliance pay list of UFC 279 is also out which can be checked out below. 

  • Nate Diaz: $21,000
  • Tony Ferguson: $21,000
  • Khamzat Chimaev: $6,000
  • Kevin Holland: $11,000
  • Daniel Rodriguez: $6,000
  • Li Jingliang: $16,000
  • Irene Aldana: $11,000
  • Macy Chiasson: $6,000
  • Elise Reed: $4,500
  • Melissa Martinez: $4,000
  • Yohan Lainesse: $4,000
  • Darian Weeks: $4,000
  • Jamie Pickett: $6,000
  • Chris Barnett: $4,500
  • Johnny Walker: $6,000
  • Ion Cutelaba: $11,000
  • Julian Erosa: $11,000
  • Denis Tiuliulin: $4,000
  • Jake Collier: $11,000
  • Norma Dumont: $6,000
  • Danyelle Wolf: $4,000Hakeem Dawodu: $6,000
  • Jailton Almeida: $4,000
  • Anton Turkalj: $4,000
  • Heili Alateng: $6,000
  • Chad Anheliger: $4,000

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