Getting another crack at the UFC lightweight title, Justin Gaethje faces champion Charles Oliveira on May 7 at UFC 274 inside the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona.
Oliveira joined the UFC in 2010 after making his MMA debut in 2008. He is 20-8 with one no-contest in the UFC and is currently on a ten-fight winning streak. Oliveira beat Michael Chandler to win the UFC lightweight title at UFC 262 and last fought in December where he retained his title against Dustin Poirier.
Gaethje made his MMA debut in 2011. All but one of his wins in the UFC have come by some form of knockout. “The Highlight” had a violent affair against Chandler at UFC 268 back in November where he won via unanimous decision. He last fought for the title in 2020, losing to Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Outside of winning a title, Oliveira and Gaethje are looking to earn a big paycheck on Saturday night. Here’s how much the two fighters are set to earn at UFC 274.
Charles Oliveira vs. Justin Gaethje fight purse, prize money
The official UFC 274 purse has not yet been revealed, but previous payouts for Oliveira and Gaethje could help provide some insight as to how much they will earn.
Against Dustin Poirier at UFC 269, Oliveira made a total of $492,000, per The Sports Daily. When he won the UFC lightweight title against Chandler, Oliveira made a total of $455,000.
Per The Sports Daily, Gaethje made a total of $356,000 against Chandler in November. In a championship fight against Khabib, Gaethje earned a total of $440,000.
What is Charles Oliveira’s net worth?
Per Net Worth Ranks (via Give Me Sport), Oliveira’s net worth is approximately $1.3 million.
What is Justin Gaethje’s net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Gaethje’s net worth in 2021 was about $4 million, with career earnings of about $2,874,500.
Along with fighting, Gaethje has had a variety of endorsement deals throughout his career.
When is UFC 274: Charles Oliveira vs. Justin Gaethje?
- Date: Saturday, May 7
- Start time: 6 p.m. ET
- Prelims: 8 p.m. ET
- Main card (PPV): 10 p.m. ET
- Main event: 12:15 a.m. ET (approx.)
UFC 274: Charles Oliveira vs. Justin Gaethje takes place on May 7. The early prelims kick off the event at 6 p.m. ET. The prelims will begin at 8 p.m. ET and the main card will start at 10 p.m. ET. Oliveira and Gaethje should make their way to the octagon around midnight ET, depending on the length of the undercard bouts.
How to watch UFC 274: Charles Oliveira vs. Justin Gaethje
- TV channels: ESPN+, ESPN Deportes
- Live stream: ESPN+
The main card for UFC 274 is available in the U.S. and Mexico on the ESPN+ subscription streaming service for a pay-per-view cost. That portion of the event begins at 10 p.m. ET.
Earlier fights are viewable live on ESPN+, the WatchESPN app, and, for the early prelims, on UFC Fight Pass.
In Canada, the main card pay-per-view is available on Bell, Rogers, Shaw, SaskTel, Videotron, Telus, Eastlink, and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass.
In the United Kingdom, the main card will be available on BT Sport 1, with the prelims available on UFC Fight Pass.
In Australia, the main card will be on Main Event, Fetch TV, and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass.
Charles Oliveira vs. Justin Gaethje price: How much does UFC 274 cost?
- $74.99 (current ESPN+ subscribers)
- $99.98 (new subscribers)
In the U.S., the UFC 274 main card is available via pay-per-view on ESPN+, which also requires a subscription. The PPV price for UFC 274 is $74.99 for current subscribers. New subscribers can pay a bundle price of $99.98 for the UFC 274 pay-per-view and an ESPN+ annual subscription, which offers savings of over 30 percent.
|ESPN+ Monthly Subscription||$6.99/month|
|ESPN+ Annual Subscription||$69.99/year|
|The Disney Bundle w/Hulu Ad-Supported||$19.99/month|
|The Disney Bundle w/Hulu No-Ads||$13.99/month|
|UFC PPV Standalone||$74.99 each|
|UFC PPV Package (UFC PPV & ESPN+ Annual)||$99.98, then $69.99/year|
|UFC PPV & The Disney Bundle||
$88.98, then $13.99/month
UFC 274 fight card
Main Card (10 p.m. ET)
- Charles Oliveira (c) vs. Justin Gaethje for the UFC lightweight title
- Rose Namajunas (c) vs. Carla Esparza 2 for the UFC strawweight title
- Michael Chandler vs. Tony Ferguson; Lightweights
- Mauricio Rua vs. Ovince Saint Preux; Light Heavyweights
- Donald Cerrone vs. Joe Lauzon; Lightweights
Prelims (8 p.m. ET)
- Randy Brown vs. Khaos Williams; Welterweights
- Macy Chiasson vs. Norma Dumont; Featherweights
- Brandon Royval vs. Matt Schnell; Flyweights
- Blagoy Ivanov vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima; Heavyweights
Early Prelims (6 p.m. ET)
- Francisco Trinaldo vs. Danny Roberts; Welterweights
- Tracy Cortez vs. Melissa Gatto; Flyweights
- Kleydson Rodrigues vs. C.J. Vergara; Flyweights
- Ariane Carnelossi vs. Loopy Godinez; Strawweights
- Journey Newson vs. Fernie Garcia; Bantamweights
- Andre Fialho vs. Cameron VanCamp; Welterweights
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