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UFC 199 Reebok Fighter Salaries: Rockhold, Cruz Top List With $40,000

With UFC 199 officially in the books, it’s time to find out how much money fighters who competed on Saturday’s fight card earned via UFC’s mandatory Reebok sponsorship deals.

Below are the payouts that the fighters earned strictly from the UFC/Reebok outfitting deal for the fights from Inglewood, California this past Saturday, June 4, 2016.

Due to the unique nature of the Reebok sponsorship payout system, Luke Rockhold, who lost to Michael Bisping via knockout in the evening’s main event, actually earned $10,000 more than Bisping via the Reebok sponsorship salaries for UFC 199.

With that said, let’s take a look at what each fighter who competed on Saturday’s card earned from their mandatory Reebok sponsorship deals. Figures are courtesy of MMAJunkie.com.

Note: These are not the usual fighter salaries we post after each event, but instead the amount of money fighters earned strictly from the new Reebok sponsorship deal.

UFC 199 PPV Main Card:

– Michael Bisping: $30,000 def. Luke Rockhold: $40,000
Dominick Cruz: $40,000 def. Urijah Faber: $30,000
– Max Holloway: $10,000 def. Ricardo Lamas: $15,000
– Dan Henderson: $15,000 def. Hector Lombard: $5,000
– Dustin Poirier: $15,000 def. Bobby Green: $10,000

UFC 199 FS1 Prelim Card:

– Brian Ortega: $2,500 def. Clay Guida: $20,000
– Beneil Dariush: $5,000 def. James Vick: $5,000
– Jessica Andrade: $5,000 def. Jessica Penne: $2,500
– Alex Caceres: $10,000 def. Cole Miller: $15,000

UFC 199 Fight Pass Prelim Card:

Sean Strickland: $5,000 def. Tom Breese: $2,500
– Luis Henrique da Silva: $2,500 def. Jonathan Wilson: $2,500
– Kevin Casey: $2,500 fought to a split draw vs. Elvis Mutapcic: $2,500
– Polo Reyes: $2,500 def. ”Maestro” Dong Hyun Kim: $2,500

Total Payout: $297,500

How do Reebok and the UFC decide how much fighters earn through the new Reebok sponsorship deal? How do they reach the figures that will be paid out to the fighters? Click ahead to page two for a full breakdown that explains what it takes to make a certain amount of money through this new, mandatory sponsorship deal between UFC and Reebok.

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