SAN JOSE, Calif – Bellator 277 takes place Friday at SAP Center where three fighters are scheduled to take home six-figure paydays regardless of outcome.
At the 14-fight event, MMA Junkie acquired a list of disclosed salaries from California State Athletic Commission executive director Andy Foster.
In the main event, champion A.J. McKee and former champion Patricio Freire square off in a title rematch. Both fighters had a disclosed payday of $250,000 flat. The co-main event is a grand prix final, as light heavyweight champion Vadim Nemkov (on an $80,000 to show, $80,000 to win basis) and Corey Anderson ($250,000 flat) will collide with the winner making an additional $1,000,000.
The total payout or show money is $1,378,000. Check out the full list of payouts below. The story will be updated with exact disclosed payouts at the conclusion of the event.
A.J. McKee vs. Patricio Freire
- A.J. McKee: $250,000 (no win bonus)
- Patricio Freire: $250,000 (no win bonus)
Vadim Nemkov vs. Corey Anderson
- Vadim Nemkov: $80,000 to show + $80,000 to win
- Corey Anderson: $250,000 (no win bonus)
Adli Edwards vs. Aaron Pico
- Aaron Pico: $75,000 (no win bonus)
- Adli Edwards: $50,000 (no win bonus)
Tim Johnson vs. Linton Vassell
- Tim Johnson: $75,000 (no win bonus)
- Linton Vassell: $69,000 to show + $69,000 to win
Rakim Cleveland vs. Tyrell Fortune
- Rakim Cleveland: $30,000 to show + $30,000 to win
- Tyrell Fortune: $75,000 (no win bonus)
Rafael Carvalho vs. Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov
- Rafael Carvalho: $30,000 to show + $30,000 to win
- Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov: $35,000 to show + $35,000 to win
Gaston Bolanos vs. Daniel Carey
- Gaston Bolanos: $35,000 to show + $35,000 to win
- Daniel Carey: $12,000 to show + 12,000 to win
Kyle Crutchmer vs. Michael Lombardo
- Kyle Crutchmer: $25,000 to show + $25,000 to win
- Michael Lombardo: $20,000 to show + $20,000 to win