UFC 301 payouts, purse, salaries, full fight card results and bonus prize money winner

UFC 301 payouts, purse, salaries, full fight card results and bonus prize money winner

We examine the main event winner, fight card results, bonus prize winners, & payouts of UFC 301, which was hosted on 4th May

On Saturday night, UFC 301 featured Alexandre Pantoja vs Steve Erceg as the main event inside the Farmasi Arena. The final scorecards reflected a close contest, with Pantoja prevailing by unanimous decision with scores of 48-47, 48-47, and 49-46. Despite the result, Erceg demonstrated, in just his fourth UFC fight, that he unquestionably belongs near the top of the flyweight division.

UFC 301 2024 payouts, purse, salaries, full fight card results and bonus prize money winner


UFC 301 2024 full fight card results, main event winner, & bonus award winners

In the main event of UFC 301, Alexandre Pantoja exerted his utmost effort until the final second to thwart a valiant challenge from Steve Erceg. As expected, the fight evolved into a back-and-forth battle over five rounds, with each competitor seizing ample opportunities. Ultimately, Pantoja’s skill in controlling Erceg on the ground enabled him to secure the victory, retaining his title in front of an enthusiastic crowd in Rio de Janeiro.

Throughout the the co-main event, Brazilian veteran Aldo dominated his opponent Jonathan Martinez to secure his first UFC victory since 2022. When the bout concluded, all three judges unanimously scored the fight 30-27 in favor of Aldo, securing him the win.

we examine the fight card results:
Event Weight Class Winner Loser Method Round Time
Main Card (ESPN+ PPV) Flyweight Alexandre Pantoja Steve Erceg Decision 5 5:00
Bantamweight José Aldo Jonathan Martinez Decision 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight Anthony Smith Vitor Petrino Submission 1 2:00
Middleweight Michel Pereira Ihor Potieria Submission 1 0:54
Middleweight Caio Borralho Paul Craig KO 2 2:10
Preliminary Card (ESPN / ESPN+) Featherweight Joanderson Brito Jack Shore TKO 2 3:35
Women’s Strawweight Iasmin Lucindo Karolina Kowalkiewicz Decision 3 5:00
Lightweight Myktybek Orolbai Elves Brener Decision 3 5:00
Lightweight Drakkar Klose Joaquim Silva Decision 3 5:00
Early Preliminary Card (ESPN+) Lightweight Maurício Ruffy Jamie Mullarkey TKO 1 4:42
Women’s Flyweight Dione Barbosa Ernesta Kareckaitė Decision 3 5:00
Lightweight Ismael Bonfim Vinc Pichel Decision 3 5:00
Flyweight Alessandro Costa Kevin Borjas TKO 2 1:35

2024 UFC 301 salaries, purse details, & net payout of all fighters

Reports indicate that Pantoja will be the highest-paid athlete from UFC 301, poised to rake in over $1 million, inclusive of PPV sales. Meanwhile, Steve Erceg is anticipated to pocket approximately $250,000 as the headliner for the Brazil event. Moreover, former light heavyweight title challenger Anthony Smith will receive net payout of $250,000 and the co-main event winner Jose Aldo will return home with earnings of $550,000.

know the bonus award winners:
  • Main Event Result: Alexandre Pantoja defeated Steve Erceg (UD)
  • Performance of the Night: Michel Pereira, Caio Borralho, Maurício Ruffy, and Alessandro Costa