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Nigerian MMA fighter, Israel Adesanya emerges top earner with $500,000 payday following recent victory over Marvin Vettori

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Nigerian-born New Zealand MMA fighter, Israel Adesanya has emerged as the top earner following his recent victory against Italy’s Marvin Vettori

The salaries of UFC 263 fighters which were made public shows that the middleweight champion pocketed $500,000 for his unanimous decision win over Marvin Vettori, as revealed to MMAJunkie.

Adesanya was the main attraction in Glendale, Arizona, on Saturday, June 12, 2021.Vettori himself earned $350,000 for his role in the main event.

Nate Diaz, who was making his comeback to the octagon, earned $250,000 in his defeat to Leon Edwards.

The British fighter earned $220,000, which includes a $110,000 win bonus, for his unanimous decision victory.

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