UFC Fight Night 87 Reebok pay ranges from $2,500 to $15,000, totaling $117,500

May 9, 2016 12:51 pm by Russell Ess
Alistair Overeem Andrei Arlovski

$117,500 was the total payout by Reebok for the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC for the UFC Fight Night 87 event that took place in Rotterdam over the weekend. The payout from Reebok is in addition to each fighter’s contracted fight pay with the UFC.

The full UFC Fight Night 87 UFC Athlete Outfitting payouts report via MMA Junkie:

Alistair Overeem: $5,000
def. Andrei Arlovski: $15,000

Stefan Struve: $15,000
def. Antonio Silva: $10,000

Gunnar Nelson: $5,000
def. Albert Tumenov: $5,000

Germaine de Randamie: $5,000
def. Anna Elmose: $2,500

Nikita Krylov: $5,000
def. Francimar Barroso: $2,500

Karolina Kowalkiewicz: $2,500
def. Heather Jo Clark: $2,500

Rustam Khabilov: $5,000
def. Chris Wade: $2,500

Magnus Cedenblad: $2,500
def. Garreth McLellan: $2,500

Josh Emmett: $2,500
def. Jon Tuck: $5,000

Reza Madadi: $2,500
def. Yan Cabral: $2,500

Kyoji Horiguchi: $5,000
def. Neil Seery: $5,000

Leon Edwards: $2,500
def. Dominic Waters: $2,500

Ulka Sasaki: $2,500
def. Willie Gates: $2,500

The Reebok athlete outfitting pay structure is a deal that has been set by the UFC and Reebok. The pay for fighters is set by their amount of times they have fought for the UFC as well as the WEC and Strikeforce promotions when they were under ZUFFA management.

Fighters are set with the following Reebok pay structure with the UFC:
1-5 bouts get $2,500 per appearance
6-10 bouts get $5,000
11-15 bouts get $10,000
16-20 bouts get $15,000
21 bouts and more get $20,000
Title challengers get $30,000
Champions get $40,000

Officials say that fighters also receive royalty payments from UFC merchandise that sport their likeness in the amount of 20-30 percent.

The Reebok deal with the UFC has hurt and helped different fighters in their individual scenarios.

What are your thoughts on the Reebok uniforms and exclusive deal with the UFC? Share your thoughts with us in the comments!


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