UFC 200 went down last night (July 9, 2016) inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and now it’s time to see who went home with the largest slice of the Reebok sponsorship pie.
For complete UFC 200: “Tate vs. Nunes” results and play-by-play, click here.
One of the biggest earners of the night was Light Heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, who took home a $40,000 sponsorship check from Reebok following his win over Anderson Silva (recap here). Miesha Tate also took home a $40,000 check after losing her women’s Bantamweight title to Amanda Nunes (video here), who went home with a $30,000 check.
Check out the rest of the payouts (via MMA Junkie):
Amanda Nunes: $30,000 def. Miesha Tate: $40,000
Brock Lesnar: $5,000 def. Mark Hunt: $10,000
Daniel Cormier: $40,000 def. Anderson Silva $15,000
Jose Aldo: $30,000 def. Frankie Edgar: $30,000
Cain Velasquez: $10,000 def. Travis Browne: $10,000
Julianna Pena: $2,500 def. Cat Zingano: $2,500
Kelvin Gastelum: $5,000 def. Johny Hendricks: $15,000
T.J. Dillashaw: $10,000 def. Raphael Assuncao: $5,000
Sage Northcutt: $2,500 def. Enrique Marin: $2,500
Joe Lauzon: $20,000 def. Diego Sanchez: $20,000
Gegard Mousasi: $10,000 def. Thiago Santos: $5,000
Jim Miller: $20,000 def. Takanori Gomi: $10,000
So, how are payouts determined?
According to the revamped payout structure (see it), the more fights you have combined with UFC and the now-defunct World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) and Strikeforce promotions, the more coin you have for your combat sports piggy bank.
And the less fights you have under the ZUFFA banner… well, the less you get. If you have a problem with the structure, take it up with UFC, not Reebok.
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