Chris Weidman returns to UFC after 2021, it’s a big fight for him and a challenging one to prove himself to get a title shot in the future. As per reports, his next fight opponent confirmed and Weidman will face Brad Tavares on 19 August 2023, in UFC 292 fight card. Chris Weidman and Brad Tavares purse payouts based on their fight contract deals reported.
|Chris Weidman||$400k to show, $15k sponsorship|
|Brad Tavares||$150k to show, $10k sponsorship|
Chris Weidman will earn a guaranteed purse of $400k, he holds a contract with UFC worth $350k to $500k per fight. His earnings at UFC 292 will hike a maximum of $515k based on win bonus and sponsorship money further he will make extra from performance bonuses.
Brad Tavares will earn a guaranteed purse of $150k from the pay-per-view fight against Weidman, and his earnings maximum hike to $300k+ which includes a $100k win bonus, $10k sponsorship, and $50k performance bonus. Further details based on Chris Weidman and Brad Tavares’s purse provided later once (O’Malley vs Sterling) fight is completed at UFC 292 pay-per-view.