Champions Lead UFC 243 Reebok Pay

Even though he walked into UFC 243 as the “interim” champion, new undisputed UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya got champion’s pay from Reebok.

Adesanya, who knocked out defending champion Robert Whittaker in the second round of their main event inside Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium, with both fighters making $40,000 each from UFC’s deal with Reebok.

The two headliners raked in the majority of the money made from the Reebok program, which is based on whether you are in a title fight or your tenure with the UFC, Strikeforce, WEC, or any currently owned Zuffa property.

Here’s the full breakdown (via MMA Junkie):

Israel Adesanya: $40,000
def. Robert Whittaker: $40,000

Dan Hooker: $10,000
def. Al Iaquinta: $10,000

Serghei Spivac: $3,500
def. Tai Tuivasa: $5,000

Dhiego Lima: $5,000
def. Luke Jumeau: $4,000Yorgan De Castro: $3,500
def. Justin Tafa: $3,500

Jake Matthews: $10,000
def. Rostem Akman: $3,500

Callan Potter: $3,500
def. Maki Pitolo: $3,500

Brad Riddell: $3,500
def. Jamie Mullarkey: $3,500

Megan Anderson: $4,000
def. Zarah Fairn: $3,500

Ji Yeon Kim: $4,000
def. Nadia Kassem: $3,500

Khalid Taha: $3,500
def. Bruno Silva: $3,500


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