Comparison between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa career earnings

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - SEPTEMBER 24: (L-R) Opponents Israel Adesanya of Nigeria and Paulo Costa of Brazil face off during the UFC 253 Press Conference on September 24, 2020 at Yas Beach on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC)

Paulo Costa Career Earnings

UFC fights only, * denotes an estimated purse, doesn’t include PPV and/or “locker room” bonuses

UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs Gastelum – Mar 11/17 – W (McLellan) – $72,500 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)*

UFC 212 – Jun 3/17 – W (Bamgbose) – $22,500 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus, $4,000 fine for using an IV, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC 217 – Nov 4/17 – W (Hendricks) – $49,166.67 ($28,000 to show, $28,000 win bonus, $9,333.33 fine for drug test issue, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC 226 – Jul 7/18 – W (Hall) – $164,000 ($55,000 to show, $55,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)

UFC 241 – Aug 17/19 – W (Romero) – $174,000 ($60,000 to show, $60,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)

Total Career Earnings: $482,166.67

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Israel Adesanya Career Earnings

UFC fights only, * denotes an estimated purse, doesn’t include PPV and/or “locker room” bonuses

UFC 221 – Feb 11/18 – W (Wilkinson) – $153,500 ($50,000 to show, $50,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $3,500 Reebok sponsorship)*

UFC on Fox: Gaethje vs Poirier – Apr 14/18 – W (Vettori) – $109,500 ($53,000 to show, $53,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

TUF: Undefeated Finale – Jul 6/18 – W (Brunson) – $165,500 ($56,000 to show, $56,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

UFC 230 – Nov 3/18 – W (Brunson) –  $172,000 ($59,000 to show, $59,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)*

UFC 234 – Feb 9/19 – W (Silva) – $178,000 ($62,000 to show, $62,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)*

UFC 236 – Apr 13/19 – W (Gastelum) – $430,000 ($350,000 show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $30,000 fight week incentive pay)

UFC 243 – Oct 5/19 – W (Whittaker) – $490,000 ($400,000 to show, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $40,000 fight week incentive pay)*

UFC 248 – Mar 7/20 – W (Romero) – $540,000 ($500,000 to show, $40,000 fight week incentive pay)

Total Career Earnings: $2,238,500