UFC Fighters Contract Details | How Many Fights are Remaining
UFC Contract details are kept under wrap most of the time and it is hard to get the correct information regarding all the contracts. However, some fighters reveal their contract lengths with UFC, and other times, journalists get hold of information. Here is a compilation of all the UFC Contract details for which information is available in the public space.
Conor McGregor signed a 6 fight deal with UFC in 2018. Since then, he has been part of four bouts against Khabib Nurmagomedov, Donald Cerrone, and Dustin Poirier(twice). McGregor has recently confirmed that he has 2 more fights left with UFC as per the deal, which also confirmed the 6 fight bit.
Dana White announced in January 2023 that Jon Jones has signed a new 8-fight deal with the promotion. His fight against Ciryl Gane at UFC 285 will be the first one under this contract.
Dustin Poirier revealed in an interview that he signed an 8-fight deal with UFC at the start of 2021. He has since fought Conor McGregor twice, Oliveira, and Chandler meaning that he still has 4 fights remaining in his UFC contract.
Israel Adesanya informed that he has signed a new multi-fight contract with UFC just before UFC 271. He also said that this deal makes him the second-highest-paid athlete on the UFC roster.
Edson Barboza signed a 6-fight deal with UFC in 2021. He revealed this information in an interview with MMA Junkie. He has fought 3 times since then and has 3 fights still left as per the deal.
Justin Gaethje signed a new deal with UFC in 2021 as per his statement given to ESPN. The details around the new contract are not revealed but it is expected that Gaethje will be seen in at least 4 more bouts inside the octagon.
Masvidal signed a new UFC contract in 2020 before facing Kamaru Usman at UFC 251. Then, his co-agent Malki Kawa posted on Instagram in 2022 that he has signed a new contract before his bout with Colby Covington. The new deal is described to be the one that “pays him like a champion and then some.”
Michael Bisping signed a four-year deal with UFC for commentary duties in mid-2021. Former UFC Middleweight Championship will work as a color commentator with UFC until 2025 as per this deal.
In February 2023, Dana White announced that Sean O’Malley has signed a new 8 fights deal with UFC.
Petr Yan’s signed a new deal with UFC in January 2022, which was likely for 6 more fights. The first fight under the new contract was against Aljamain Sterling at UFC 272. The second one was against Sean O’Malley at UFC 280.
Leon Edwards signed a multi-fight deal with UFC in January 2020. Although the details were not revealed, it is expected that the deal had 6 to 8 fights. Edwards has since fought three times inside the octagon, so, there are at least 3 fights remaining in his UFC contract.
Ed Harman signed a 4-fight contract in September 2019. Out of those, he has already competed in 3 fights after that and only has 1 fight remaining in his current deal.
Cannonier said at MMA Hour that he signed a new contract in early 2022 and his fight at UFC 271 against Derek Brunson was the first fight under the new contract. He also revealed that he now earns a six-figure salary as per the new contract.
Till signed a new deal with the promotion in early 2022. The details regarding the deal are not disclosed.
Burns tweeted in June 2022 that he has signed a new multi-fight deal with UFC. No more details were provided related to the deal.
Paddy Pimblett’s manager said in an interview that he has signed a new contract after March 2022, which earns him more than $50,000 per fight. However, it remains unclear how many fights are there in his new contract.
Social Media star, Hasbulla “Mini Khabib” Magomedov revealed that he has signed a deal to fight” in UFC. His merch is already available on UFC Store.
UFC announced that play-by-play commentator Brandan Fitzgerald signed a multi-year extension in October 2022.
Paulo Costa himself revealed that he has only one fight left in his UFC contract. He was supposed to fight Robert Whittaker at UFC 284, but that fight got cancelled over a pay dispute with UFC.
Erin Blanchfield revealed that she has signed a new 4-fights deal with UFC. Her first fight under the new contract will be against Talia Santos.
Kevin Lee signed back with UFC in early 2023 in a deal expected for at least 4 fights.
Jéssica Andrade signed a new deal with the promotion just before her short notice fight against Erin Blanchfield. Andrade revealed that the new fight pays her atleast 3 times of her old contract. It is expected that the new deal has atleast 6 fights.