The American beast Derrick Lewis got the biggest win of his career in the recently wrapped up UFC 258 event held in Los Vegas. The main event of UFC 258 ended in the favour of Derrick Lewis as he defeated his opponent Curtis Blaydes. Both the fighters took home a huge amount. Here we will discuss the match result and UFC Vegas 19 Curtis Blaydes vs Derrick Lewis purse payouts along with other fights.
This is seen as one of the biggest upsets in UFC history and the biggest upset in UFC main event in the last 5 years. The defeat of Curtis Blaydes is only second to Micheal Bisping defeat to Luke Rockford in 2016.
Derrick Lewis looked comfortable throughout the fight. He didn’t give chance to his fellow countryman. In the second round, Lewis struck a massive uppercut. Blaydes got rattled and left unconscious on the ground. Lewis instinctively started punching him until referee Herb Dean called it off and ended the tie in favour of Derrick Lewis.
The fight was initially scheduled for November 28. But Blaydes got tested positive for corona one day before the fight. The is Derrick Lewis biggest win of the career and courtesy of the result the American took home a shitload of money. Here are the earnings of both the fighters.
UFC Vegas 19 Curtis Blaydes vs Derrick Lewis Purse Payouts
Derrick Lewis Payouts: $380,000 ($155,000 to show, $155,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)
Curtis Blaydes Payouts: $110,000 ($100,000 to show, $10,000 fight week incentive pay) (not estimated – Blaydes revealed he makes $100,000)
The total amount earned by Derrick Lewis is $380,000. He got $155,000 for the fight, $155,000 as a win bonus, $50,000 for the best performer of the night and $20,000 as incentive pay.
On the other hand, Curtis Blaydes took home $110,000. He got $100,000 for the fight and $10,000 incentive pay.
UFC Vegas 19 Salaries Purse Payouts (Main Card)
Here’s the complete UFC Vegas 19 purse payouts.
- Andrei Arlovski: $355,000 ($335,000 to show, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)
- Chris Daukaus: $113,500 ($30,000 to show, $30,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)
- Tom Aspinall: $113,500 ($30,000 to show, $30,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)
- Aleksei Oleinik: $95,000 ($85,000 to show, $10,000 fight week incentive pay)
- Yana Kunitskaya: $92,200 ($40,000 to show, $40,000 win bonus, $7,200 from Vieira for missing weight, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)