UFC Busan is in the books, and now it’s time for Reebok to pay the fighters their sponsorship money.
UFC Busan (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 23) is set to take place on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at the Sajik Arena in Busan, South Korea. The main card aired on ESPN+ at 5 a.m. ET. The preliminary card aired on ESPN+ at 2 a.m. ET.
Frankie Edgar vs. Chan Sung Jung in a featherweight bout headlined the show while Volkan Oezdemir vs. Aleksandar Rakic in a light heavyweight bout served as the co-headliner. Jung ended up scoring a knockout win over the former UFC champion. Oezdemir picked up a decision win over Rakic.
Rounding out the six bout main card was Dooho Choi vs. Charles Jourdain in a featherweight bout, Da Un Jung vs. Mike Rodriguez in a light heavyweight bout, Marc-Andre Barriault vs. Jun Yong Park in a middleweight bout, and Kyung Ho Kang vs. Liu Pingyuan in a bantamweight bout.
The full payouts include the following, courtesy of MMAJunkie:
Chan Sung Jung: $5,000 def. Frankie Edgar: $20,000
Volkan Oezdemir: $5,000 def. Aleksandar Rakic: $4,000
Charles Jourdain: $3,500 def. Dooho Choi: $5,000
Da Un Jung: $3,500 def. Mike Rodriguez: $4,000
Jun Yong Park: $3,500 def. Marc-Andre Barriault: $3,500
Kyung Ho Kang: $5,000 def. Liu Pingyuan: $3,500
Ciryl Gane: $3,500 def. Tanner Boser: $3,500
Seungwoo Choi: $3,500 def. Suman Mokhtarian: $3,500
Omar Morales: $3,500 def. Dong Hyun Ma: $5,000
Alexandre Pantoja: $5,000 def. Matt Schnell: $5,000
Raoni Barcelos: $4,000 def. Said Nurmagomedov: $3,500
Amanda Lemos: $3,500 def. Miranda Granger: $3,500
Heili Alateng: $3,500 def. Ryan Benoit: $5,000