Sunday September 11, 2016— UFC 203 took place at Quicken Loans Arena and aired on pay-per-view while the prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.
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UFC public relations head Dave Sholler announced the post fight press conference that the UFC 203 drew an announced attendance of a sold out crowd of 18,785 for a live gate of $2.6 million.
UFC officials announced the winners of the bonuses at the post-event press conference. Jessica Andrade, Yancy Medeiros, Stipe Miocic and Alistair Overeem each earned $50k fight-night bonuses.
Andrade and Medeiros earned “Performance of the Night” and Miocic and Overeem took home “Fight of the Night.”
The fighters took home their UFC Reebok Sponsorship Payout totaling $215,000. Heavyweight champion Miocic was paid $40,000 and challenger Overeem got $30,000. Urijah Faber earned $20,000 this is the max payout for a fighter not in a title bout.
UFC 203 UFC Athlete Outfitting payouts:
- Stipe Miocic: $40,000
def. Alistair Overeem: $30,000
- Fabricio Werdum: $10,000
def. Travis Browne: $10,000
- Mickey Gall: $2,500
def. Phil “CM Punk” Brooks: $2,500
- Jimmie Rivera: $2,500
def. Urijah Faber: $20,000
- Jessica Andrade: $5,000
def. Joanne Calderwood: $2,500
- Bethe Correia: $5,000
def. Jessica Eye: $5,000
- Brad Tavares: $10,000
def. Caio Magalhaes: $5,000
- Nik Lentz: $15,000
def. Michael McBride: $2,500
- Drew Dober: $5,000
def. Jason Gonzalez: $2,500
- Yancy Medeiros: $5,000
def. Sean Spencer: $5,000
- Ian McCall: $5,000*
vs. Ray Borg: $5,000*
- C.B. Dollaway: $15,000*
vs. Francimar Barroso: $5,000*
* – These fighters didn’t fight, but because of the late cancellation they were paid
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.
Stipe Miocic vs. Alistair Overeem | UFC 203 Highlights:
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CM Punk vs. Mickey Gall | UFC 203 Highlights
By: Roberto Villa
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