Oliveira-Miller Lead UFC Milwaukee Reebok Pay
The UFC’s final event on FOX would see one of the final Reebok payouts of 2018, as Al Iaquinta and Kevin Lee faced off in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Iaquinta would not only defeat Lee, but also take home an extra $10,000 from the UFC’s athletic apparel partner. Lee would also walk away with $10,000, only below Edson Barboza (15,000), Jim Miller and Charles Oliveira ($20,000 each) in their take for the night from Reebok.
But that’s not all! Take a look at the entire Reebok payouts (courtesy of MMA Junkie):
Al Iaquinta: $10,000 def. Kevin Lee: $10,000
Edson Barboza: $15,000 def. Dan Hooker: $10,000
Rob Font: $5,000 def. Sergio Pettis: $10,000
Charles Oliveira: $20,000 def. Jim Miller: $20,000
Zak Ottow: $5,000 def. Dwight Grant: $3,500
Drakkar Klose: $4,000 def. Bobby Green: $10,000
Joaquim Silva: $4,000 def. Jared Gordon: $4,000
Jack Hermansson: $5,000 def. Gerald Meerschaert: $5,000
Dan Ige: $3,500 def. Jordan Griffin: $3,500
Mike Rodriguez: $3,500 def. Adam Milstead: $4,000
Zak Cummings: $5,000 def. Trevor Smith: $10,000
Juan Adams: $3,500 def. Chris De La Rocha: $4,000
Per MMA Junkie: Under the UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance program’s payout tiers, 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: $3,500 per appearance;
- 4-5 bouts: $4,000
- 6-10 bouts: $5,000
- 11-15 bouts: $10,000
- 16-20: $15,000
- 21 bouts and more: $20,000.
- 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.