Bellator 289 is the latest mixed martial arts tournament event produced by the popular American promotion, Bellator MMA. It is scheduled to be held this Friday, December 9th.
The title event of Bellator 289 will feature a fight between Raufeon Stots and Danny Sabatello. Stots will be defending his interim Bellator Bantamweight World Championship title against Sabatello.
The event will be semifinal for Bellator Bantamweight World Gran Prix. In addition to “Stots vs Sabatello” there will be 3 additional main card fights. For co-main card, Liz Carmouche will defend her Bellator Women’s Flyweight World Championship title against Juliana Velasquez.
The article below contains information on the upcoming Bellator 289 purse, payout, and salary details.
Bellator 289: Purse and Payout:
As the semifinal of Bellator Bantamweight World Grand Prix, the upcoming Bellator 289 will feature a $750k purse for the title bout. However, the official announcement on other purse details isn’t publicly disclosed yet.
Let us look at the purse distribution for the upcoming Bellator 289 bout in the event –
How much will Raufeon Stots earn?
Raufeon “Supa” Stots is the American MMA competitor. He currently holds a professional record of 18-1. Recently he faced Juan Archuleta and won via 3rd round KO at Bellator 279. This earned him the interim Bellator Bantamweight Championship title.
In the upcoming semifinals, he is set to earn $500,000 as guaranteed purse. Moreover, there will be fight week incentive and win bonus, if he can capture the win again. However, as the bout is not PPV exclusive, there won’t be any PPV share included in his income.
How much will Danny Sabatello earn?
Danny Sabatello is the American mixed martial artist, ranked 6th in Bellator Bantamweight rankings. He has a professional record of 13 wins to 1 loss with 44% KO-to-win ratio. The fighter from Illinois qualified for Bellator Bantamweight World Grand Prix semifinal by defeating Leandro Higo via unanimous decision at Bellator 282.
Sabatello will bag $250,000 as the initial guaranteed purse. This will increase with the fight week incentive following the event. However, there will be extra income if he can maintain his winning streak.
Raufeon Stots Net Worth:
Raufeon Stots’ net worth is $3 million in 2022. The 2 times NCAA champion is affiliated with popular brands like Perfect Sports, Combat Corner, Skinny Circle, etc.
Danny Sabatello Net Worth:
Danny Sabatello has an estimated net worth of $1 million at present. Better known as “The Italian Gangster”, he is associated with American Top Team.