UFC 265: Derrick Lewis vs Ciryl Gane Purse Payouts

Derrick Lewis Vs Ciryl Gane Purse Payouts: How Much Money Will Fighters Make At UFC 265?

The UFC is back with another pay-per-view this weekend as UFC 265 is headlined by Derrick Lewis Vs Ciryl Gane. The fight is set to take place on August 7 in Houston, Texas. After the Poirier-McGregor fight, the UFC 265 fight card is likely to look pale, but still, UFC 265 looks quite good, with many talents gearing to show their MMA skill inside the octagon. UFC 265: Derrick Lewis vs Ciryl Gane purse payouts and exact fighter salaries will be disclosed after the event.

The heavyweight interim title fight between Derrick Lewis and Cyril Gane is set for the Saturday after UFC failed to put the current heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou and his challenger Jon Jones on the card.

UFC 265: Derrick Lewis Vs Ciryl Gane Purse Payouts

Derrick Lewis Vs Ciryl Gane Purse Payouts

The undefeated heavyweight champ Derrick Lewis is reported to get a guaranteed purse of $500,000 while earnings could boost to $590,000 after including the fight night and sponsorship bonus. Ciryl Gane to earn his career highest purse payouts at the main event, $350,000 in purse excluding the fight and sponsorship bonus.

Lewis pocketing $500,000 of show money is highest at the UFC 265, while Gane will be the second-highest-paid fighter with $350,000.

FighterGuaranteed PurseSponsorship BonusPerformance BonusTotal Payouts
Derrick Lewis$500,000$40,000$50,000$590,000
Ciryl Gane $350,000$30,000$50,000$470,000

The above figures do not include any deductions made by the promotion for insurance and taxes. Also, it does not include the share of the pay-per-view revenue.

FighterOpponentGuaranteed Payout Sponsorship BonusPerformance BonusTotal
Derrick LewisCiryl Gane$500,000 $40,000   $50,000 $590,000
Ciryl GaneDerrick Lewis$350,000 $30,000   $50,000 $470,000
Jose AldoPedro Munhoz$400,000 $421,000
Pedro MunhozJose Aldo$90,000  $140,000
Michael ChiesaVicente Luque$80,000  $110,000
Vicente LuqueMichael Chiesa$72,000  $88,000
Tecia TorresAngela Hill$60,000  $71,000
Angela HillTecia Torres$60,000  $76,000
Song YadongCasey Kenney$60,000  $66,000
Casey KenneySong Yadong$42,000  $48,000

Derrick Lewis Vs Ciryl Gane TV Coverage Details

  • Date: Saturday, August 7, 2024
  • Location: Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, United State
  • Start time: 10 p.m. EDT (7 p.m. PDT).

The UFC 265 fight cards are available in the United States on PPV, priced at $70 for the existing ESPN Plus subscribers. MMA fans around the world can watch the UFC 265 live streaming on UFC’s website and ESPN. BT Sports 1 to broadcast the UFC 265 card in the UK while TSN will live stream UFC in Canada. In Australia, MMA fans can watch UFC 265 through Main Event on Foxtel.

UFC 265 Fight card

Here’s the complete fight card for the event.

Main card

  • Derrick Lewis vs. Cyril Gane
  • Jose Aldo vs. Pedro Munhoz
  • Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque
  • Tecia Torres vs. Angela Hill
  • Song Yadong vs. Casey Kenney


  • Bobby Green vs. Rafael Fiziev
  • Vince Morales vs. Drako Rodriguez
  • Alonzo Menifield vs. Ed Herman
  • Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Jessica Penne

Early Prelims

  • Manel Kape vs. Ode Osbourne
  • Miles Johns vs. Anderson Dos Santos
  • Victoria Leonardo vs. Melissa Gato
  • Johnny Munoz vs. Jamey Simmons

Disclaimer: The above information about the UFC 265: Derrick Lewis Vs Ciryl Gane purse payouts is only an estimate, not the official data. The UFC 265 salaries are based on fighters’ contracts with the UFC. The information is based on the analysis, research and reports released by the trusted sources.