UFC 249 Prize Money: Ferguson vs Gaethje Pursue Money Payout

UFC 249 Prize Money

UFC 249 Prize Money and dates

UFC 249 Prize Money? Want to know the UFC 249 Prize Money and dates? UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje is a mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship expected to take place on 9 May 2020. It will take place in Florida, USA. It was planned to happen on 18 April in New York. The pairing had previously been scheduled and cancelled for various reasons on four separate occasions over the last four years. It had been cancelled for a fifth time due to issues related to the coronavirus pandemic.

The UFC 249 features 24 boxers from three classes to fight through a bracket format. Starting from four quarterfinal matches to two semifinals and the final. Three matches are with boxers with an early preliminary card, four with a preliminary card and five will fight in the main event. That makes 13 matches across all weight divisions.

UFC 249 Prize Money: Ferguson vs Gaethje Pursue Money Payout

UFC 249 Prize Money & dates

What is the tournament type of the UFC 249 Prize Money?

The tournament is a knockout tournament- Bracket style.

What are the weight divisions of the UFC 249 Prize Money?

The weight divisions in the UFC 249 are Lightweight, Bantamweight, Heavyweight Featherweight, Women’s Strawweight, Middleweight and Light Heavyweight.

When does the UFC 249 Start & Finish?

UFC 149 starts on 9 May. In April, the UFC confirmed that UFC 249 would be moved to 9 May and also expected to take place in Florida, USA.

Ferguson vs Gaethje Pursue Money Payout

UFC 249 Prize Money

FightersGuaranteed PurseWinning BonusPromotional BonusKnockout or Performance of night bonusOverall Earnings
Tony Ferguson$500,000N/A$40,000$50,000$590,000
Justin Gaethje$150,000$150,000$30,000$50,000$380,000

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Tournament Details

UFC 249 Prize Money

UFCA 249 – Title Bout Fight Card

A UFC Lightweight Championship match between the current champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and former interim champion Tony Ferguson was slated to headline this event. Originally, Khabibwas expected to make the third defense of his UFC Lightweight Championship at this event but had to give it up due to the coronavirus pandemic.

A featherweight bout between Jeremy Stephens and Calvin Kattar was expected to take place at UFC 248. However, Stephens was removed from the card in mid-January with an injury. The pairing was rescheduled for this event.

UFC 249 other fights

  1. Francis Ngannou vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik
  2. Greg Hardy vs Yorgan de Castro
  3. Vicente Luque vs Niko Price
  4. Islam Makhachev vs Omar Antonio Morales Ferrer
  5. Marlon Vera vs Ray Borg
  6. Ottman Azaitar vs Michael Johnson
  7. Ryan Spann and Sam Alvey

UF 249 rescheduled or removed cards

  1. Magomed Ankalaev vs Ion Cuțelaba
  2. Ben Rothwell vs Gian Villante
  3. Karl Roberson vs Makhmud Muradov
  4. Hunter Azure vs Umar Nurmagomedov

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1 Comment

  1. Pearl Gonzalez

    May 26, 2020 at 8:28 pm

    Joe Jones is the new super-star of MMA. Definitely he must fight with Conor and Nate Diaz, to prove his skills.

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