MANCHESTER, England (October 9, 2016) – UFC 204 took place on Saturday October 8, 2016 at Manchester Arena in England. The main card aired on pay-per-view while the prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.
UFC 204 event drew an attendance of 16,000 fans for a live gate of $1.96 million.
UFC 204 fighters took home their UFC Athlete Outfitting pay totaling $202,500.
UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping (30-7 MMA, 20-7 UFC) took the highest pay taking home $40k. Second highest pay was Dan Henderson (32-15 MMA, 9-9 UFC) as he left home with $30,000.
UFC 204 UFC Athlete Outfitting payouts:
- Michael Bisping: $40,000
def. Dan Henderson: $30,000
- Gegard Mousasi: $10,000
def. Vitor Belfort: $20,000
- Jimi Manuwa: $5,000
def. Ovince Saint Preux: $10,000
- Stefan Struve: $15,000
def. Daniel Omielanczuk: $5,000
- Mirsad Bektic: $2,500
def. Russell Doane: $5,000
- Iuri Alcantara: $10,000
def. Brad Pickett: $15,000
- Damian Stasiak: $2,500
def. Davey Grant: $2,500
- Leon Edwards: $5,000
def. Albert Tumenov: $5,000
- Marc Diakiese: $2,500
def. Lukasz Sajewski: $2,500
- Mike Perry: $2,500
def. Danny Roberts: $2,500
- Leonardo Santos: $5,000
def. Adriano Martins: $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.
Photo Credit: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC / Contributor
By: Roberto Villa
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