UFC Austin: Beneil Dariush Salary Expected To Top Charts

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UFC Austin takes place this Saturday night with Beneil Dariush meeting Arman Tsarukyan live on ESPN and ESPN+. The lightweight bout will feature two of the highest expected salaries from the event, according to The Sports Daily.

Beneil Dariush is set for a big payday and a prime opportunity to move up the lightweight standings this Saturday night.

Dariush headlines UFC Austin against Arman Tsarukyan live on ESPN and ESPN+ in a five-round contest.

According to The Sports Daily, Dariush is expected to pocket $521,000 for the bout, with Tsarukyan earning $506,000. These numbers came about through the use of previously disclosed figures by the site, with the projected total for the event coming in at just over $2.6 million.

Bobby Green, who fights Jalin Turner in a lightweight contest in the co-main event, is expected to earn $271,000.

Another featured bout will see former UFC champion Deiveson Figueiredo move up to bantamweight to tackle Rob Font. Font is on target to earn $166,000 with the former champion collecting $126,000.

UFC Austin Fight Card Updated


Some changes have been made to the planned schedule for the event, with Clay Guida moving to the main card. Guida will fight Joaquim Silva in a lightweight scrap.

Rounding out the main card will be Sean Brady against Kelvin Gastelum and Punahele Soriano fighting Dustin Stoltzfus.

That allows the battle between former UFC champion Miesha Tate and Julia Avila to headline the prelims, which stream live on ESPN+. Other scheduled prelim fights include Zach Reese meeting Cody Brundage, Drakkar Klose taking on Joe Solecki and Steve Garcia fighting Melquizael Costa.

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