Tyron Woodley tops UFC on ESPN 9 fighter salaries despite loss to Gilbert Burns

Gilbert Burns dominated Tyron Woodley at UFC on ESPN 9 on Saturday in Las Vegas. He couldn’t best the former champ on the payroll, though. Despite losing the fight via a unanimous decision, Woodley topped the UFC on ESPN 9 fighter salaries at $200,000. In notching the victory, Burns earned $168,000; $84,000 for fighting and $84,000 for winning. Though it’s not part of the disclosed payroll, Burns added another $50,000 to his take home with a Performance of the Night bonus. The next biggest earner on the fight card was heavyweight Augusto Sakai, who earned $100,000 for his co-main event victory…

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Leon Edwards Reacts To Tyron Woodley’s Loss To Gilbert Burns

Leon Edwards has given his take on Tyron Woodley’s one-sided loss to Gilbert Burns. Last night (May 30), Woodley shared the Octagon with Burns. The bout served as the main event of UFC on ESPN 9. Woodley was hoping to bounce back from his March 2019 welterweight title loss, while Burns hoped to extend his […]
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Tyron Woodley Speaks On Loss To Gilbert Burns

It didn’t take long for Tyron Woodley to face the music. Last night (May 30), Woodley returned to the Octagon to take on Gilbert Burns. This was “The Chosen One’s” first bout since March 2019 when he lost the UFC welterweight title to Kamaru Usman. In the bout with Usman, Woodley was decimated for five […]
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Mackenzie Dern tops UFC on ESPN 9 bonuses

In her second fight back since giving birth to her first child, Mackenzie Dern led the charge on the UFC on ESPN 9 performance bonuses. The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to Las Vegas on Saturday, while Dern returned to form. The UFC re-launched combat sports on its home turf in Nevada following a three-fight stint over an eight-day span in Florida earlier this month. It was the first combat sports event in the state since the world went into a virtual shutdown because of the global coronavirus crisis. UFC on ESPN 9 took place at the promotion’s own Apex facility. Dern…

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Jon Jones, Justin Gaethje and More Pros React to Gilbert Burns Huge Win at UFC Vegas

Gilbert Burns came out firing out of the gate in the UFC Vegas main event. The Brazilian dropped former champ Tyron Woodley early, and swarmed, opening up a cut on the “Chosen One” and threatening with submissions. Woodley survived what could have been a fight-ending sequence. Albeit he was left sporting a nasty gash, with […]
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Tyron Woodley Slams Leon Edwards Over Jorge Masvidal Incident

Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley feels Leon Edwards has no business throwing shade at anyone. Woodley and Edwards were scheduled to collide back in March. The bout would’ve headlined UFC London inside The O2 Arena. Travel restrictions brought about by the coronavirus pandemic forced Edwards off the card. Woodley is now set to face […]
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UFC on ESPN 9: Woodley vs. Burns weigh-in video and quick results

(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) SPOILER: Scroll down for UFC on ESPN 9 weigh-in results Watch the UFC on ESPN 9: Woodley vs. Burns weigh-ins LIVE from Las Vegas. The Nevada State Athletic Commission earlier this week approved for combat sports to return to its state beginning with Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 9: Woodley vs. Burns, which takes place at the UFC Apex, a state-of-the-art production facility. The Apex was built with the specific intent of operating televised events and shows like The Ultimate Fighter and Dana White’s Contender Series. There will be no live audience in attendance at UFC…

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Full Line-Up Announced for UFC on ESPN 9, Going Down May 30

UFC President Dana White has revealed the full line-up for the promotion’s May 30 card. The event, which will be UFC on ESPN 9 (airing on the main ESPN network), also has a location. As previously revealed, the May 30 event will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, White said. Of course, the Nevada State […]
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Colby Covington Claims Tyron Woodley Didn’t Want To Fight Him

Colby Covington has a theory as to why Tyron Woodley accepted a bout with Gilbert Burns. Woodley vs. Burns is set to take place on May 30. The UFC is hoping to hold this event inside its APEX facility in Las Vegas. The May 30 card is scheduled to air live on ESPN. It’ll be […]
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Tyron Woodley Vows to Make Gilbert Burns Rethink Asking For Match

Tyron Woodley may have been away from the cage for over a year but he has been on a quest to fashion a better version of himself for a return. The return is only days away when he faces Gilbert Burns at the UFC Apex on May 30, it is a fight that Burns has […]
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Dana White Says May 30 Event Will Be Held In Las Vegas

The UFC is returning home on May 30. Since the promotion returned with three events in eight days in Jacksonville, Florida, White has made it clear they want to return to the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Now, it appears he has gotten his wish. White told the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Wednesday that they “are […]
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UFC Apex Reopens; First Event to be Woodley vs. Burns on May 30

The UFC will be returning to Las Vegas on May 30 where their Fight Night featuring Tyron Woodley against Gilbert Burns will be head at the UFC Apex. Per The Las Vegas Review Journal, the UFC will officially return to their home in Las Vegas on May 30 with the welterweight bout between former champion […]
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