UFC 193 Reebok Payout: Holly Holm takes home $30,000 in sponsorship money

November 15, 2015 1:10 pm by BJPENN.COM News

“UFC 193” has come and gone and it will go down in history as one of the most shocking cards the company has ever produced. Over fifty-thousand screaming fans packed the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia to watch Holly Holm knock Ronda Rousey out cold in the second round of their main-event championship bout.

Each fighter rocked their freshest Reebok gear to the octagon and got a bit of a kickback from it due to the exclusive sponsorship deal. The total payout for the card tallied up to $245,000.

This is NOT a full payout report for the paychecks they earned for their fights in the octagon. This is an estimated payout report for their Reebok sponsorship alone. Check out the full report below as reported by MMA Junkie:

(Challenger) Holly Holm: $30,000
(Champion) Ronda Rousey: $40,000
(Champion) Joanna Jedrzejczyk: $40,000
(Challenger) Valerie Letourneau: $30,000
Mark Hunt: $10,000
Antonio Silva: $5,000
Robert Whittaker: $5,000
Uriah Hall: $5,000
Jared Rosholt: $5,000
Stefan Struve: $15,000
Jake Matthews: $2,500
Akbarh Arreola: $2,500
Kyle Noke: $5,000
Peter Sobotta: $5,000
Gian Villante: $10,000
Anthony Perosh: $10,000
Danny Martinez: $2,500
Richie Vaculik: $2,500
Daniel Kelly: $2,500
Steve Montgomery: $2,500
Richard Walsh: $2,500
Steven Kennedy: $2,500
James Moontasri: $2,500
Anton Zafir: $2,500
Ben Nguyen: $2,500
Ryan Benoit: $2,500

Fans and fighters alike were not thrilled when the UFC revealed their method of how they will be paying the fighters with Reebok’s sponsorship money. Fighters less than six octagon appearances to their name will only make $2,500. 6-10 fights in the UFC will get you $5,000. For 11-15 octagon appearances, fighters will make $10,000 and an extra $5,000 for 16-20 fights. Long-time UFC fighters with more than 20 fights will receive $20,000.

Title challengers and champions will receive a bit more, regardless of how long they have been part of the UFC. Challengers will receive $30,000 while champions get $40,000.

Of course, the fighters above have the option to sign sponsors they can represent outside of the octagon. What do you think of the “UFC 193” payouts? Share your thoughts in the comment section below!


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