UFC Fight Night 85 went down last night (Sat., March 19, 2016) inside the Brisbane Entertainment Center in Brisbane, Australia, and now it’s time to see who went home with the biggest slice of the Reebok sponsorship pie.
For complete UFC Fight Night 85: “Hunt vs. Mir” results and coverage of all the night’s action click here.
The biggest sponsorship earner of the night was Frank Mir, who walked away with an event high $20,000 check from the sports apparel giant in a losing effort Mark Hunt.
Video highlights here.
Speaking of Hunt, he scored a $10,000 sponsorship payday after delivering another highlight reel walk off knockout victory.
Check out the rest of the Reebok payouts courtesy of MMA Junkie:
Mark Hunt: $10,000 def. Frank Mir: $20,000
Neil Magny: $10,000 def. Hector Lombard: $5,000
Jake Matthews: $2,500 def. Johnny Case: $2,500
Daniel Kelly: $2,500 def. Antonio Carlos Junior: $2,500
Steve Bosse: $2,500 def. James Te Huna: $5,000
Bec Rawlings: $2,500 def. Seo Hee Ham: $2,500
Alan Jouban: $2,500 def. Brendan O’Reilly: $2,500
Dan Hooker: $2,500 def. Mark Eddiva: $2,500
Leslie Smith: $2,500 def. Rin Nakai: $2,500
Viscardi Andrade: $2,500 def. Richard Walsh: $2,500
Ross Pearson: $15,000 def. Chad Laprise: $2,500
Alan Patrick: $2,500 def. Damien Brown: $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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