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Ryan Spann Fight Purse: How Much Money Has the “Superman” Earned in His UFC Career



Ryan Spann

Ryan Spann has cemented his position as one of the most deadliest strikers in the UFC. The former LFA Light Heavyweight champion is currently ranked #11 in the UFC’s light-heavyweight rankings. He has proven his credibility inside the Octagon on multiple occasions.

Spann made his UFC debut with a blistering performance at Dana White Contender’s Series back in June of 2018. Spann submitted Emiliano Sordi in the first round to earn the UFC contract, and competed for the fist time inside the UFC Octagon at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs Anders back on September 22, 2018. Spann won the fight via unanimous decision. 


Ryan Spann then took on MMA veteran Antônio Rogério Nogueira, winning the fight via KO in the very first round. Spann would later take on Devin Clark, winning the fight via submission in the second round to mark his third straight win inside the UFC Octagon.

After a hard fought split decision win over Sam Alvey, Spann would suffer the first loss of his UFC career against Johnny Walker at UFC Fight Night: Covington vs Woodley. Ryan Spann is set to take on Anthony Smith in the first five-round main-event of his UFC career

In what has been a promising UFC career for Ryan Spann so far, lets take a look a how much he has earned for his appearances inside the UFC Octagon.

What is Ryan Spann’s UFC salary? 

According to Playerswiki, Ryan Spann took home $10,000 as his fight purse, and added another $10,000 as win-bonus in his UFC debut against Luis Henrique. He added $12,000 for his KO win over UFC legend Antônio Rogério Nogueira at UFC 237, adding another $12,000 as a win-bonus.

Spann took home $14,000 + $14,000 as show money and win-bonus for is second round submission win over Devin Clark. He took home $16,000 for his split decision win over Sam Alvey, and added another $16,000 as a win-bonus. Spann took home the highest pay-day of his UFC career after he went home with a whopping $40,000 for his TKO loss against Johnny Walker back at UFC Fight Night: Covington vs Woodley. 


Ryan Spann pocketed the biggest pay-day for his impressive win over Misha Cirkunov after he pocketed $40,000 as show-money, and $40,000 as a win-bonus. That was not all, he also took home the $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, taking his total earning from the fight to $130,000. According to The Sports Daily, Ryan Spann has accumulated over $363,000 from his fighting career.


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The future looks bright for Ryan Spann who will look to further cement his position in the UFC’s light heavyweight division with a statement win over former title challenger Anthony Smith.



Critical of Dana White's matchmaking abilities but always in awe of his business acumen, Nikhil Chauhan is always up for a chat related to MMA and Boxing.

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