Expected UFC 220 Reebok Payouts Revealed

francis ngannou

Oh, the Reebok deal. Everyone has an opinion on it, whether good or bad. It may not be the biggest step forward, but this year the deal is taking a step forward with the new guidelines and protocol. Fighters receive their Reebok sponsor money depending on what tier they’re in which goes by how many fights they’ve had in the UFC/Zuffa owned companies. UFC 220 marks the first event of 2018 which means the Reebok payouts have changed below. Here’s what all fighters are expected to earn on Saturday:

Stipe Miocic – Tier Champion(14th fight), 40k

Francis Ngannou – Tier Challenger(7th fight), 30k

Daniel Cormier – Tier Champion(15th fight), 40k

Volkan Oezdemir – Tier Challenger(4th fight), 30k

Calvin Kattar – Tier 1(2nd fight), 3.5k

Shane Burgos – Tier 2(4th fight), 5k

Gian Villante – Tier 4(16th fight), 15k

Francimar Barrosa – Tier 2(9th fight), 5k

Thomas Almeida – Tier 2(8th fight), 5k

Rob Font – Tier 2(7th fight), 5k

Kyle Bochniak – Tier 2(4th fight), 5k

Brandon Davis – Tier 1(1st fight), 3.5k

Abdul Razak Alhassan – Tier 2(4th fight), 5k

Sabah Homasi – Tier 1(3rd fight), 3.5k

Dustin Ortiz – Tier 3(12th fight), 10k

Alexandre Pantoja – Tier 1(3rd fight), 3.5k

Dan Ige – Tier 1(1st fight), 3.5k

Julio Arce – Tier 1(1st fight), 3.5k

Enrique Barzola – Tier 2(5th fight), 5k

Matt Bessette – Tier 1(1st fight), 3.5k

Islam Makachev – Tier 2(5th fight), 5k

Gleison Tibau – Tier 5(27th fight), 20k

 

Several big name fighters have voiced their complaints about the Reebok deal, so much so that they left the UFC because of it. Most notably there are the top fighters in their respective divisions, Rory MacDonald and Gegard Mousasi who both have joined Bellator since their UFC contracts expired. Other notable names include heavyweight, Brendan Schaub who retired after the deal came into the picture.

What do you think about the Reebok pay scale?

 

This article first appeared on BJPenn.com on 1/16/2018.