In professional boxing, the fight promoter assigns and pays referees. Their pay can range from $150 to $25,000 per fight. Well-known and more experienced referees working high-profile fights (fights between championship boxers or extremely popular boxers) typically earn pay in the higher range.
Hardy elaborated on Wednesday after confirming this past Sunday he is no longer “directly working” for the UFC. But he wrote that his departure as a UFC commentator had other consequences – a team with his media company had their credentials “revoked” to cover UFC 259 after they had quarantined for three weeks.Mar 10, 2021
Following a report from The Wrestling Observer, Hardy on Twitter revealed that he is no longer working with the promotion after a “disagreement” with a female employee. Per the Observer, Hardy was terminated by UFC and UK broadcast partner BT Sport after he got into an “argument” with the employee.Mar 7, 2021
Kenny Bayless highest paid boxing referee in last 10 years. He make $10k from the fight between Mayweather Jr and Pacquio. Boxing Referees Salaries. Highest Paid Boxing Referees (Main PPV Fight Fees) Match Officials Jay Nady Per Match Fees $5,000 High Profile Fight Fees $25,000 Base Salary $350,000
Hardy was at the commentary table that night, and at a preliminary contest between the Featherweights Francisco Trinaldo and Jai Herbert, the commentator from his spot intervened and screamed at Herb Dean to stop the fight, when it became apparent to him that the referee is delaying the stoppage, and in process risking Sep 30,…