UFC 219 Athlete Outfitting pay: Total 2017 payout ends a tad under $6.3 million

UFC 219 Athlete Outfitting pay: Total 2017 payout ends a tad under $6.3 million

LAS VEGAS – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC 219 event took home UFC Athlete Outfitting pay, a program that launched after the UFC’s deal with Reebok, tot

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LAS VEGAS – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC 219 event took home UFC Athlete Outfitting pay, a program that launched after the UFC’s deal with Reebok, totaling $172,500.

UFC 219 took place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, and the main card aired on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.
Leading the way was UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg (19-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC), who faced Holly Holm (11-4 MMA, 4-4 UFC) in the main event.

The Brazilian earned a maximum payout of $40,000 for a titleholder.

The full UFC 219 UFC Athlete Outfitting payouts included:

Cris Cyborg: $40,000Holly Holm: $30,000
Khabib Nurmagomedov: $5,000def. Edson Barboza: $15,000
Dan Hooker: $5,000def. Marc Diakiese: $2,500
Carla Esparza: $5,000def. Cynthia Calvillo: $2,500
Neil Magny: $15,000def. Carlos Condit: $15,000
Michal Oleksiejczuk: $2,500def. Khalil Rountree: $5,000
Myles Jury: $5,000def. Rick Glenn: $2,500
Marvin Vettori: $2,500vs. Omari Akhmedov: $5,000
Matheus Nicolau: $2,500def. Louis Smolka: $5,000
Tim Elliott: $5,000def. Mark De La Rosa: $2,500

Under the UFC Athlete Outfitting program’s payout tiers, which appropriate the money generated by Reebok’s multi-year sponsorship with the UFC, fighters are paid based on their total number of UFC bouts, as well as Zuffa-era WEC fights (January 2007 and later) and Zuffa-era Strikeforce bouts (April 2011 and later).

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