The UFC 248 fighter salaries are in and it looks like middleweight champion Israel Adesnaya will be earning the biggest pay cheque tonight.

‘The Last Stylebender’ is set to make a flat fee of $500,000 for his first 185lb title defence. In the main event he’ll face feared Cuban wrestler Yoel Romero who’ll also be making decent money tomorrow night, $350,000 per the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

In the co-main event strawweight champion Weili Zhang will $100,000 appearance fee with a win bonus of $100,000. Slightly less than former title holder turned challenger Joanna Jedrzejczyk who’ll take 6,000 flat with the added incentive of a 6,000 win bonus.

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UFC 248 Fighter Salaries

Israel Adesanya: 0,000 flat fee

Yoel Romero: $350,000 flat fee

Zhang Weili: $100,000 to show, $100,000 to win

Joanna Jedrzejczyk: $106,000 to show, $106,000 to win.

Beneil Dariush: $70,000 to show, $70,000 to win

Drakkar Klose: $40,000 to show, $40,000 to win

Neil Magny: $76,000 to show, $76,000 to win

Li Jingliang: $64,000 to show, $64,000 to win

Alex Oliveira: $64,000 to show, $64,000 to win

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Max Griffin: $35,000 to show, $35,000 to win

Sean O’Malley: ,000 to show, ,000 to win

Jose Quinonez: $33,000 to show, $33,000 to win

Mark Madsen: $33,000 to show, $33,000 to win

Austin Hubbard: $12,000 to show, $12,000 to win

Rodolfo Vieira: ,000 to show, ,000 to win

Saparbek Safarov: $22,000 to show, $22,000 to win

Gerald Meerschaert: $30,000 to show, $30,000 to win

Deron Winn: $12,000 to show, $12,000 to win

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Emily Whitmire: $14,000 to show, $14,000 to win

Polyana Viana: $18,000 to show, $18,000 to win

Giga Chikadze: $12,000 to show, $12,000 to win

Jamall Emmers: $10,000 to show, $10,000 to win

Batgerel Danaa: $10,000 to show, $10,000 to win

Guido Cannetti: $14,000 to show, $14,000 to win

Should Israel Adesanya be the highest paid fighter on the card?

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