Sean Shelby is the former matchmaker for World Extreme Cagefighting and currently works alongside UFC matchmaker, Joe Silva.
How much are UFC referees paid?
UFC Referees Salary 2021
|Per Match Fees||Yearly Earnings|
|Professional Referee||$700 to $2,500||$250,000 to $550,000|
|Entry Level Referees||$250 to $500||$15,000 to $30,000|
What do UFC referees get paid?
UFC Referee Salary: How Much Do UFC Refs Make?
|Level||Per Fight Salary||Yearly Earnings|
|Entry Level MMA Referees||$250||$14,500|
|Professional MMA Referees||$2,500||$380,000|
|Female MMA Referees||$1,000||$60,000|