Jacare/Teixeria Lead UFC Ft. Lauderdale Reebok Pay

Two fighters would make over $10,000 from Reebok’s deal with the UFC, as Jacare Souza and Glover Teixeira made $15,000 on Saturday night in Fort Lauderdale.

The total compensation from the UFC’s promotional guidelines compliance deal amounted to $199,500, the compensation includes fight kit, media obligations and other items under the fighter code of conduct.

The full UFC on ESPN+ 8 UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payouts included:

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Jack Hermansson: $5,000
def. Ronaldo Souza: $15,000

Greg Hardy: $3,500
def. Dmitrii Smoliakov: $3,500

Mike Perry: $5,000
def. Alex Oliveira: $10,000

Glover Teixeira: $15,000
def. Ion Cutelaba: $5,000

Cory Sandhagen: $4,000
def. John Lineker: $15,000

Roosevelt Roberts: $3,500
def. Thomas Gifford: $3,500

Takashi Sato: $3,500
def. Ben Saunders: $15,000

Augusto Sakai: $3,500
def. Andrei Arlovski: $20,000

Carla Esparza: $5,000
def. Virna Jandiroba: $3,500

Gilbert Burns: $10,000
def. Mike Davis: $3,500

Jim Miller: $20,000
def. Jason Gonzalez: $4,000

Angela Hill: $5,000
def. Jodie Esquibel: $3,500

Dhiego Lima: $5,000
def. Court McGee: $10,000

Via MMA Junkie: Under the UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance program’s payout tiers, which appropriate the money generated by Reebok’s multi-year sponsorship with the UFC, fighters are paid based on their total number of UFC bouts, as well as Zuffa-era WEC fights (January 2007 and later) and Zuffa-era Strikeforce bouts (April 2011 and later). Fighters with 1-3 bouts receive $3,500 per appearance; 4-5 bouts get $4,000; 6-10 bouts get $5,000; 11-15 bouts earn $10,000; 16-20 bouts pocket $15,000; and 21 bouts and more get $20,000. Additionally, champions earn $40,000 while title challengers get $30,000.

In addition to experience-based pay, UFC fighters will receive in perpetuity royalty payments amounting to 20-30 percent of any UFC merchandise sold that bears their likeness, according to officials.

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