UFC Fight Night 89 went down last night (June 18, 2016) inside TD Place Arena in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and now it’s time to see who went home with the largest slice of the Reebok sponsorship pie.
For complete UFC Fight Night 89: “MacDonald vs. Thompson” results and play-by-play, click HERE!
Donald Cerrone went home with the biggest sponsorship check, as he earned a whopping $20,000 after knocking out Patrick Cote in the third round of their co-main event scrap (see it again here). As for Cote, he earned the second highest Reebok payout with $15,000.
Stephen Thompson — who took down Rory MacDonald in the main event — earned a $5,000 sponsorship check from Reebok, while “Red King” took home $10,000.
Take a look at the rest of the payouts courtesy of MMA Junkie:
Stephen Thompson: $5,000 def. Rory MacDonald: $10,000
Donald Cerrone: $20,000 def. Patrick Cote: $15,000
Steve Bosse: $2,500 def. Sean O’Connell: $5,000
Olivier Aubin-Mercier: $5,000 def. Thibault Gouti: $2,500
Joanne Calderwood: $2,500 def. Valerie Letourneau: $2,500
Jason Saggo: $2,500 def. Leandro Silva: $2,500
Misha Cirkunov: $2,500 def. Ion Cutelaba: $2,500
Krzysztof Jotko: $5,000 def. Tamdan McCrory: $5,000
Joe Soto: $2,500 def. Chris Beal: $2,500
Elias Theodorou: $2,500 def. Sam Alvey: $5,000
Randa Markos: $2,500 def. Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger: $2,500
Colby Covington: $2,500 def. Jonathan Meunier: $5,000
Ali Bagautinov: $5,000 def. Geane Herrera: $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 ….View full article
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