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How Much Money Both Fighters Earned

Highlights

  • Devin Haney dominated Regis Prograis, winning every round and showcasing his skill in the super lightweight division.
  • Haney earned a significant payday of at least $4 million, proving his status as a draw in the sport.
  • Haney has multiple options for his next fights, including potential matchups with Ryan Garcia, Teofimo Lopez, and Gervonta Davis, as well as the opportunity to pursue a championship in the welterweight division. Meanwhile, Prograis must regroup and work his way back into title contention.


Devin Haney dominated Regis Prograis to become a two-division champion and made a hefty payout for his effort. ‘The Dream’ remains undefeated after winning every round against the two-time super lightweight champion. Devin Haney’s debut, following his decision to vacate the undisputed lightweight crown due to weight-making challenges, proved successful. The San Francisco native received enthusiastic cheers from the crowd as he consistently landed a stiff left hand and powerful right hooks, disrupting Regis Prograis’s rhythm. Haney made a significant impact in the third round, dropping Prograis with a sharp straight right hand.

Prograis struggled to evade Haney’s precise right hand strikes to the head, resulting in a small cut on his nose and bruises all over his face by the sixth round. Haney’s move up in weight class showcased his skill and effectiveness in the super lightweight division.

Haney has been earning 7-figure paydays since capturing the WBC lightweight title with big fights against Jorge Linares, Joseph Diaz Jr. and two unification bouts with George Kambosos Jr.. After capturing all the lightweight titles, Haney made his biggest payday against Vasiliy Lomachenko earlier this year.

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Devin Haney vs. Regis Prograis Payouts

One Fighter Earned $800!

According to the California State Athletic Commission, the official contract purses for the Matchroom Boxing card on DAZN PPV featured Regis Prograis and Devin Haney each earning $1.5 million, with sources indicating Prograis guaranteed $3 million and Haney securing at least $4 million. Liam Paro and Montana Love received $62,500 each.

Other fighters on the card included Andy Cruz ($75,000), Jovanni Straffon ($20,000), Ebanie Bridges ($40,000), Miyo Yoshida ($30,000), Amari Jones ($15,000), Quilisto Madera ($800), Beatriz Ferreira ($10,000), Destiny Jones ($7,500), Shamar Canal ($5,000), and Jose Antonio Meza ($3,000). These figures reported by Dan Rafael’s Substack, represent the contracted purse amounts for the respective fighters in the event.

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What Is Next For Devin Haney And Regis Prograis?

The Dream Has A Lot Of Options At 135, 140 and 147

Devin Haney finds himself with numerous compelling options in the aftermath of his successful move to the super lightweight division. The prospect of a lucrative showdown with Ryan Garcia or a unification bout against Teofimo Lopez stands as exciting possibilities. Haney has also expressed interest in facing Gervonta Davis, suggesting a potential return to the 135-pound division.

In the welterweight category, the likely vacating of titles by Terence Crawford, coupled with an impending rematch with Errol Spence, could pave the way for Haney to vie for another championship in his third weight class. Meanwhile, Regis Prograis faces the challenge of regrouping in the super lightweight division, aiming to work his way back into title contention following his setback against Haney.

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