Khabib Nurmagomedov the undefeated fighter in UFC who created history with his performances in the lightweight category. He is facing Tony Ferguson in UFC 223 event coming up in the month of April. But due to injury issues the fight between (Khabib and Ferguson ) got cancelled. Now on 7th April the new contender will be (Al Iaquinta) to face Khabib Nurmagomedov in the fight. Al Iaquinta hopeful to give tough time to his opponent in the ring.
On 7th April we have our new champion in the lightweight division. Talking about the purse money that will be payout to the both fighters will be in split decision. Al Iaquinta will earn extra bonus if managed to defeat the defending champpion in lightweight category.
|Khabib Nurmagomedov||$530,000 purse money and ppv earnings & fight night bonuses|
|Al Iaquinta||$280,000 purse split money ppv bonus (Include bonuses)|
There is no official announcement how much split purse money difference settled for the both fighters. Both fighters will get paid fight of the night and performance of then night bonus which is increased from ($40k) to ($50K). The estimated amount of earnings for the both fighters considered to be ($550,000)