UFC Mexico City is in the books, and now it’s time for Reebok to pay the fighters their sponsorship money.
UFC Mexico City (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 17) took place on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Mexico. The main and preliminary cards aired on ESPN+.
Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens in a featherweight bout headlined the show but it ended in a no contest. Stephens walked away with $20,000 while Rodriguez got $5,000. In the co-headliner, Carla Esparza vs. Alexa Grasso in a women’s strawweight bout took place that saw both fighters get $5,000
Rounding out the five bout main card was Brandon Moreno ($5,000) vs. Askar Askarov ($3,500) in a flyweight bout, Irene Aldana ($5,000) vs. Vanessa Melo ($3,500) in a women’s bantamweight bout, and Martin Bravo ($4,000) vs. Steven Peterson ($4,000) in a featherweight bout.
The full payouts include the following, courtesy of MMAJunkie:
Yair Rodriguez: $5,000 vs. Jeremy Stephens: $20,000
Carla Esparza: $5,000 def. Alexa Grasso: $5,000
Brandon Moreno: $5,000 vs. Askar Askarov: $3,500
Irene Aldana: $5,000 def. Vanessa Melo: $3,500
Steven Peterson: $4,000 def. Martin Bravo: $4,000
Jose Quinonez: $5,000 def. Carlos Huachin: $3,500
Kyle Nelson: $3,500 def. Marco Polo Reyes: $5,000
Angela Hill: $10,000 def. Ariane Carnelossi: $3,500
Sergio Pettis: $10,000 def. Tyson Nam: $3,500
Paul Craig: $5,000 def. Vinicius Moreira: $3,500
Bethe Correia: $5,000 def. Sijara Eubanks: $4,000
Claudio Puelles: $3,500 def. Marcos Mariano: $3,500