UFC 205 went down last night (Sat., Nov. 12, 2016) inside Madison Square Garden in New York, New York and now it’s time to see who went home with the largest slice of the Reebok sponsorship pie.
For complete UFC 205: “Alvarez vs. McGregor” results and play-by-play, click here.
One of the biggest sponsorship earner of the night was Conor McGregor, who scored a $40,000 check from Reebok after knocking out Eddie Alvarez in the main event of the evening to claim the Lightweight title (see it here). Alvarez also scored a $40,000 sponsorship payday in defeat.
Aldo, Tyron Woodley walked away with a $40,000 check from the sports apparel giant after he fought to a majority draw against Stephen Thompson (see it), while Joanna Jedrzejczyk also went home with the same amount after her title defense.
Check out the rest of the payouts courtesy of MMA Junkie:
Conor McGregor: $40,000 def. Eddie Alvarez: $40,000
Tyron Woodley: $40,000 vs. Stephen Thompson: $30,000
Joanna Jedrzejczyk: $40,000 def. Karolina Kowalkiewicz: $30,000
Yoel Romero: $5,000 def. Chris Weidman: $10,000
Raquel Pennington: $5,000 def. Miesha Tate: $10,000
Frankie Edgar: $20,000 def. Jeremy Stephens: $20,000
Khabib Nurmagomedov: $5,000 def. Michael Johnson: $15,000
Vicente Luque: $2,500 def. Belal Muhammad: $2,500
Jim Miller: $20,000 def. Thiago Alves: $20,000
Tim Boetsch: $15,000 def. Rafael Natal: $15,000
Liz Carmouche: $5,000 def. Katlyn Chookagian: $2,500
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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