Dana White scoffs at Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager expecting $50 million for next fight

NEW YORK – With the Nevada State Athletic Commission still deliberating on the chaotic events that transpired at UFC 229, there aren’t many updates that UFC President Dana White can provide when it comes to the lightweight title picture. Here’s one thing White can say, though: That $50 million dollar price tag that Khabib Nurmagomedov’s […]

UFC 230 draws announced 17,011 attendance for $2.8 million live gate

Saturday’s UFC 230 event drew an announced attendance of 17,011 fans for a live gate of $2,841,718.68. UFC officials announced the figures following the event, which MMAjunkie attended. UFC 230 took place Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New York. The main card aired on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass. View […]

NSAC Votes to Release Half of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s $2 Million Purse from UFC 229

The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously to release half of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s $2 million purse from UFC 229 during a Wednesday meeting. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

NSAC releases $1 million of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC 229 purse

Gallery Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Conor McGregor at UFC 229: Best photos view 15 images Khabib Nurmagomedov will get half of the purse he was guaranteed for UFC 229. The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to give Nurmagomedov $1 million of his disclosed $2 million payout for the event, tying the other half’s […]

Derrick Lewis estimates KO punch at UFC 229 was worth $1 million for him

LAS VEGAS — Derrick Lewis has a seven-figure right hand. At a media day Thursday, the UFC heavyweight was asked to estimate how much his third-round knockout of Alexander Volkov at UFC 229 earlier this month has ended up being worth to him. Lewis’ reply? “It’s probably a million,” Lewis said. “Probably about a million.” […]

PFL 10 middleweight playoff preview: Could a Cinderella advance to $1 million final?

On Saturday, the inaugural season of the Professional Fighters League continues its playoffs. The PFL debuted earlier this year with a regular season that had fighters competing twice – and earning points to try to qualify for the postseason. Fighters in each of six weight classes then could make their way into eight-man fields, and […]

Bellator President Scott Coker Addresses 50 Cent’s $2 Million Offer to Khabib Nurmagomedov

Rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson may have a promotional and licensing agreement with Bellator MMA, but that doesn’t mean he speaks for the promotion when it comes to pursuing fighters from other organizations. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

PFL 9 results: Magalhaes vs. O’Connell, Magomedov vs. Schulte set for $1 million finals

The PFL light heavyweight and lightweight tournament finals are set. Vinny Magalhaes will meet Sean O’Connell at light heavyweight and Rashid Magomedov will square off with Natan Schulte at lightweight on Dec. 31 in the $1 million finals of the inaugural PFL season at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. The four […]

Dana White Says UFC 229 Fell Short of 3 Million PPV Buys, But Did ‘Way Over’ 2 Million

UFC 229 didn’t hit 3 million pay-per-view buys, but it still did pretty well, according to Dana White. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 229 salaries: McGregor makes $3 million, Khabib $2 million – eventually – on $6.6 million payroll

Gallery Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Conor McGregor at UFC 229: Best photos view 15 images The fierce rivals at the top of Saturday’s UFC 229 card combined to make $5 million in disclosed paydays – with a catch. Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov (27-0 MMA, 11-0 UFC) made a disclosed $2 million flat rate for his fourth-round title […]

UFC 229 Salaries: Conor McGregor Tops Payroll with Disclosed $3 Million Purse

Conor McGregor will earn a flat $3 million purse for his first Ultimate Fighting Championship bout since 2016. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

PFL 8 results: Copeland-Lins, Siler-Palmer set for first pair of $1 million finals

Alex Nicholson and Josh Copeland looked like they wanted to stand and bang from the start in the PFL 8 heavyweight playoff semifinal headliner. And that’s what they did. But just when it looked like Nicholson was about to walk right over Copeland, with Copeland starting to bleed from a big cut above his right […]

PFL 8 official results: Lance Palmer first to advance to $1 million playoff final

The first event in the Professional Fighters League’s playoffs takes place tonight, and you can join us for live and official results at 7:30 p.m. ET (4:30 p.m. PT). The event takes place at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The main card airs on NBCSN following two hours of quarterfinal fights on Facebook Watch. The PFL […]

Dana White: UFC 229 Now Trending Close to 3 Million Pay-Per-View Buys

UFC 229 has been touted as the biggest event in promotion history for several weeks now. Dana White just increased the hype, adding approximately 1 million pay-per-view buys to his original projection. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Douglas Lima trying not to think about $1 million tournament prize, but we asked him to anyway

SAN JOSE, Calif. – When former Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Limasigned up for a DAZN-streamed rubber match with Andrey Koreshkov, he had no idea a $1 million prize was on the line. So when he found out that Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is putting up seven figures for the welterweight grand prix’s winner, he tried […]

Wanderlei Silva says he’s making $1 million for Bellator 206 fight with ‘Rampage’ Jackson

SAN JOSE, Calif. — At Bellator 206 media day, Wanderlei Silva discusses his fourth fight with “Rampage” Jackson, the bout being at heavyweight, why he wanted this fight, how much he’s making for this fight, his feelings on Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz, Mirko Cro Cop and more. View full post on MMA Fighting – […]

50 Cent to award Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix winner a $1 million cash prize

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is officially in the mixed martial arts business. On Thursday, Bellator MMA announced it had reached an “extension agreement” with Jackson, which includes a new apparel line as well as integrating his champagne brand, Le Chemin du Roi, into future promotional events. The apparel line will incorporate Jackson’s popular “Get the […]

Dana White: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor trending at 2.5 million buys

UFC president Dana White claims that UFC 229 is trending to outsell the promotion’s record selling pay-per-view, UFC 196, by nearly one million buys. In an appearance on ESPN’s ‘Get Up’ on Thursday morning, ahead of the event’s press conference later that day in New York, White described the meeting between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor […]

UFC Fight Night 136 draws reported 22,603 attendance for $1.84 million live gate

Today’s UFC Fight Night 136 event drew an announced attendance of 22,603 fans for a live gate of $1.84 million. The attendance number in Moscow, according to UFC officials was the fifth-largest crowd in the promotion’s history and the largest MMA event ever in Russia. It was the UFC’s debut in Russia. UFC officials announced […]

UFC President Dana White ‘Confident’ Nurmagomedov vs. McGregor Will Do 2 Million PPV Buys

UFC President Dana White tends to be prone to hyperbole when it comes to forecasting pay-per-view buys for his promotion. He is predicting especially big numbers for UFC 229, which is headlined by a lightweight championship clash between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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