Comparison Between Tony Ferguson And Justin Gaethje Career Earnings

Tony Ferguson Career Earnings

* denotes an estimated purse, UFC fights only

TUF 13 Finale – Jun 4/11 – W (Nijem) – $56,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus, $40,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)

UFC 135 – Sept 24/11 – W (Riley) – $30,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 win bonus)*

TUF 14 Finale – Dec 3/11 – W (Edwards) – $30,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 win bonus)

UFC on Fox: Diaz vs Miller – May 5/12 – L (Johnson) – $15,000*

UFC 166 – Oct 19/13 – W (Rio) – $100,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 win bonus, $60,000 Submission of the Night bonus)*

UFC 173 – May 24/14 – W (Kikuno) – $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 win bonus)

UFC 177 – Aug 30/14 – W (Castillo) – $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 win bonus)

UFC 181 – Dec 6/14 – W (Trujillo) – $48,000 ($24,000 to show, $24,000 win bonus)

UFC 184 – Feb 28/15 – W (Tibau) – $98,000 ($24,000 to show, $24,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)

UFC Fight Night: Mir vs Duffee – Jul 15/15 – W (Thomson) – $115,000 ($30,000 to show, $30,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $5,000 Reebok sponsorship)

TUF 22 Finale – Dec 11/15 – W (Barboza) – $200,000 ($50,000 to show, $50,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)

UFC Fight Night: McDonald vs Lineker – Jul 13/16 – W (Vannata) – $164,000 ($52,000 to show, $52,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $10,000 Reebok sponsorship)*

TUF Latin America 3 Finale – Nov 5/16 – W (dos Anjos) – $168,000 ($54,000 to show, $54,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $10,000 Reebok sponsorship)*

UFC 209 – Mar 4/17 – N/A – $100,000 (UFC paid out despite fight being cancelled – estimated purse – Ferguson said he got less than $125,000; UFC said he got six-figures)*

UFC 216 – Oct 7/17 – W (Lee) – $530,000 ($250,000 to show, $250,000 win bonus, $30,000 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC 229 – Oct 6/18 – W (Pettis) – $215,000 ($150,000 to show, $5,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $10,000 fight week incentive pay)

UFC 238 – Jun 8/19 – W (Cerrone) – $235,000 ($160,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $15,000 fight week incentive pay)*

Total Career Earnings: $2,184,000

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Justin Gaethje Career Earnings

WSOF & UFC fights only, *denotes an estimated purse

WSOF 2 – Mar 23/13 – W (Cavalcante) – $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)*

WSOF 3 – Jun 14/13 – W (Cobb) – $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)

WSOF 6 – Oct 28/13 – W (Lauzon) – $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)*

WSOF 8 – Jan 18/14 – W (Patishnock) – $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)

WSOF 11 – Jul 5/14 – W (Newell) – $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus)*

WSOF 15 – Nov 15/14 – W (Guillard) – $52,500 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 win bonus, $12,500 from Guillard for missing weight)*

WSOF 19 – Mar 28/15 – W (Palomino) – $60,000 ($30,000 to show, $30,000 win bonus)

WSOF 23 – Sep 18/15 – W (Palomino) – $100,000 ($50,000 to show, $50,000 win bonus)

WSOF 29– Mar 12/16 – W (Foster) – $120,000 ($60,000 to show, $60,000 win bonus)*

WSOF 34 – Dec 31/16 – W (Firmino) – $140,000 ($70,000 to show, $70,000 win bonus)*

TUF 25 Finale – Jul 7/17 – W (Johnson) – $302,500 ($100,000 to show, $100,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)

UFC 218 – Dec 2/17 – L (Alvarez) – $165,000 ($110,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $5,000 Reebok sponsorship)*

UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs Gaethje – Apr 14/18 – L (Poirier) – $163,500 ($110,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

UFC Fight Night: Gaethje vs Vick – Aug 25/18 – W (Vick) – $274,000 ($110,000 to show, $110,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)*

UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs Gaethje – Mar 30/19 – W (Barboza) – $294,000 ($120,000 to show, $120,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)*

UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs Gaethje – Sept 14/19 – W (Cerrone) – $315,000 ($130,000 to show, $130,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)*

Total Career Earnings: $1,954,500