Sunday July 31, 2016— UFC 201 took place at Philips Arena in Atlanta. The event aired on pay-per-view while the prelims on FS2 and UFC Fight Pass.
Woodley (16-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC) defeated welterweight champion Robbie Lawler (27-11 MMA, 12-5 UFC) in the main event to become the new UFC champion. Kowalkiewicz (10-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) defeated Namajunas (5-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) in the co-main event, she is likely to get a shot at strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk.
Below you can find the Reebok Sponsorship Payout, Bonuses and video highlights. To read our complete coverage of the event click here.
The fighters from UFC 201 event took home their UFC Athlete Outfitting pay totaling $205,000. UFC 201 event drew an announced attendance of 10,240 fans for a live gate of $1.07 million. UFC PR head Dave Sholler announced the figures at the post-event news conference.
Tyron Woodley, Jake Ellenberger, Karolina Kowalkiewicz and Rose Namajunas each earned $50k bonuses. Woodley and Ellenberger earned “Performance of the Night” and Kowalkiewicz and Namajunas earned “Fight of the Night” honors.
UFC 201 UFC Athlete Outfitting payouts:
- Tyron Woodley: $30,000
def. Robbie Lawler: $40,000
- Karolina Kowalkiewicz: $2,500
def. Rose Namajunas: $2,500
- Jake Ellenberger: $15,000
def. Matt Brown: $20,000
- Erik Perez: $5,000
def. Francisco Rivera: $10,000
- Ryan Benoit: $2,500
def. Fredy Serrano: $2,500
- Nikita Krylov: $5,000
def. Ed Herman: $15,000
- Jorge Masvidal: $10,000
def. Ross Pearson: $15,000
- Anthony Hamilton: $5,000
def. Damian Grabowski: $2,500
- Wilson Reis: $5,000
def. Hector Sandoval: $2,500
- Michael Graves: $2,500
fought to a majority draw with Bojan Velickovic: $2,500
- Damien Brown: $2,500
def. Cesar Arzamendia: $2,500
- Ian McCall (Opponent withdrew): $5,000
Under the new sponsorship deal with Reebok, here are the program’s payout tiers: 1-5 bouts receive $2,500, 6-10 bouts get $5,000, 11-15 bouts earn $10,000, 16-20 bouts pocket $15,000, 21 bouts and more get $20,000. Champions earn $40,000 while title challengers get $30,000. UFC fighters will also receive payments amounting to 20-30 percent of any UFC merchandise sold that bears their likeness, according to officials.
Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley – UFC 201:
Rose Namajunas vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz – UFC 201 Highlights:
Anthony Hamilton destroys opponent in 14 seconds – UFC 201 Highlights:
Nikita Krylov lands perfect head kick for magnificent finish – UFC 201 Highlights:
Francisco Rivera vs. Erik Perez – UFC 201 Highlights:
(Photo Cover Credit: Zuffa LLC / Contributor)
By: Roberto Villa
LIKE WHAT YOU READ? COMMENT BELOW.
WANT TO HELP SPONSOR A FIGHTER? CLICK HERE.
Nuyelo is dedicated to providing healthy supplements to athletes and those seeking to enhance a healthy lifestyle. We give the best tasting, most effective, and balanced nutritional supplements ever!
Click HERE to check out the online Store!!