UFC Fight Night 75 Reebok Payout: Barnett and Nelson make combined $20,000

Heavyweights Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson clashed in the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 75” and brought the fans in Japan to their feet. It was Uriah Hall who brought the crowd to their feet, though, when he landed a devastating spinning-heel kick/jumping knee combination on Gegard Mousasi in the co-main event. The Reebok payouts are in and it looks like the main eventer didn’t even top the payout!

Barnett and Nelson took home only $20,000 of the $102,500 total payout. Check out the numbers below!

Josh Barnett: $10,000
Roy Nelson: $10,000
Uriah Hall: $5,000
Gegard Mousasi: $5,000
Kyoji Horiguchi: $5,000
Chico Camus: $5,000
Takeya Mizugaki: $15,000
George Roop: $15,000
Diego Brandao: $5,000
Katsunori Kikuno: $2,500
Mizuto Hirota: $2,500
Teruto Ishihara: $2,500
Keita Nakamura: $2,500
Li Jingliang: $2,500
Nick Hein: $2,500
Yusuke Kasuya: $2,500
Kajan Johnson: $2,500
Naoyuki Kotani: $2,500
Shinsho Anzai: $2,500
Roger Zapata: $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.

What do you think of “UFC Fight Night 75’s” payouts? Share your thoughts in the comment section below!

MMA’S Best React To Nick Diaz 5 Year Suspension
[ooyala code=”9maGRrdzp7l5qKeuSBuRG7MijJu9o26I” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true”]

This article appeared first on BJPENN.COM