UFC 218: Max Holloway vs. Jose Aldo Official Results, Bonuses And Reebok Sponsorship Payout

DETROIT (Sun, December 3, 2017)– UFC 218: Max Holloway vs. Jose Aldo took place at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, and the main card aired on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass. The event drew an attendance of 17,587 with a reported gate of $2 million. 

Alvarez, Gaethje, Medeiros and Oliveira each earned an extra $50k and took home “Fight of the Night” awards. There were no “Performance of the Night” honors given.

Fighters from the event took home their  Reebok Sponsorship Payout totaling $185,000. Leading the way was UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway who earned a maximum program payout of $40k as a titleholder. Max defended his belt against Jose Aldo who came in second earning $30k and lost  by third-round TKO.

Under the 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.

UFC 218 Reebok Sponsorship Payout:

Max Holloway: $40,000
Jose Aldo: $30,000

Alistair Overeem: $10,000
Francis Ngannou: $5,000

Henry Cejudo: $5,000
Sergio Pettis: $5,000

Eddie Alvarez: $5,000
Justin Gaethje: $2,500

Tecia Torres: $5,000
Michelle Waterson: $2,500

Charles Oliveira: $15,000
Paul Felder: $5,000

Alex Oliveira: $10,000
Yancy Medeiros: $10,000

David Teymur: $2,500
Drakkar Klose: $2,500

Felice Herrig: $5,000
Cortney Casey: $5,000

Amanda Cooper: $2,500
Angela Magana: $2,500

Sabah Homasi: $2,500
Abdul Razak Alhassan: $2,500

Jeremy Kimball: $2,500
Dominick Reyes: $2,500

Justin Willis: $2,500
Allen Crowder: $2,500

UFC 218 Results:

Max Holloway def. Jose Aldo via TKO (strikes) in Round 3, 4:51

Francis Ngannou def. Alistair Overeem via knockout (punches) in Round 1, 1:42

Henry Cejudo def. Sergio Pettis via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Eddie Alvarez def. Justin Gaethje via knockout (knee, punches) in Round 3, 3:59

Tecia Torres def. Michelle Waterson via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Paul Felder def. Charles Oliveira via knockout (strikes) in Round 2, 4:06

Yancy Medeiros def. Alex Oliveira via TKO (punches) in Round 3, 2:02

David Teymur def. Drakkar Klose via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Felice Herrig def. Cortney Casey via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Amanda Cooper def. Angela Magana via TKO (strikes) in Round 2, 4:34

Abdul Razak Alhassan def. Sabah Homasi via TKO (punches) in Round 1, 4:21

Dominick Reyes def. Jeremy Kimball via submission (rear-naked choke) in Round 1, 3:39

Justin Willis def. Allen Crowder via knockout (punches) in Round 1, 2:33