I heard a rumor that all fighters who lost at UFC 200 took a dive.Some people just can't handle that Brock won. Would you be throwing a high volume of punches if you knew a gorilla was going to shoot on you the second he saw an opening?
I hear rumours that Tate took a dive too....
Just for interesting conspiracy conversation alone, in the video above of Mark Hunt's reaction, he seems a bit weird with his answer and his body language. Before I read your comment, I was farfetched joking to myself that he seemed like a guy who didn't give it his all.I'm not accusing.
I'm not even insinuating.
But what would you place the chances that Mark Hunt took a dive?
There's been rumors before........
I don't think he did, but that was a very lackluster performance. He really only threw 1 or 2 decent punches the whole fight.
Punctuation is your friend. Try it sometime, Professor Proper-English.You realize you just said theres no such thing and then went on to describe it right? Burying your face in your hands WOULD BE a double face palm.
The idiocy on this board is mind boggling sometimes.
Yo...TJ should murder his manager. He made the 2nd lowest amount of anyone on the card if you break it down to show/win. 25k to show. Who is his manager? Nate Diaz's manager?The most massive event in UFC history also had what is likely the most massive set of fighter payouts in UFC history.
A total of 14 of the 24 fighters on this past Saturday’s UFC 200 card took home disclosed six-figure salaries or more, and six took home at least a half-million.
MMAjunkie requested and today received the list of disclosed payouts from the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
Former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar earned the top disclosed payout with a whopping $2.5 million for his unanimous decision win over Mark Hunt in the co-main event. Hunt took home $700,000. Neither fighter was scheduled to get a win bonus.
In the main event, Amanda Nunes captured the women’s bantamweight title with a first-round submission of champ Miesha Tate. Tate made $500,000 in the loss, while Nunes cleared $100,000 for the upset. Like in the co-main, neither was contracted for a bonus with a win.
Daniel Cormier made $500,000 for his short-notice fight against Anderson Silva, who made $600,000 in the loss and would’ve pocketed another $200,000 had he upset the light heavyweight champ in the non-title fight. And by winning the interim featherweight title, Jose Aldo picked up $500,000 against Frankie Edgar, who made $190,000 for his five rounds of work, even though he came up short against aldo again. Former heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez got $300,000 for his first-round TKO of Travis Browne, who made $120,000.
The payroll for the five fights on the main card alone was $5.41 million – or nearly 80 percent of the total payroll for the entire card. On the preliminary card, four fighters made north of $100,000, including Sage Northcutt, who got $100,000 for his decision win over Enrique Marin, who made $13,000.
The total disclosed payroll for the event reached nearly $7 million at $6,979,000, believed to be the highest combined disclosed payday in UFC history.
UFC 200 took place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The main card aired on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.
The full list of UFC 200 payouts included:
Amanda Nunes: $100,000 (no win bonus)
def. Miesha Tate: $500,000
Brock Lesnar: $2,500,000 (no win bonus)
def. Mark Hunt: $700,000
Daniel Cormier: $500,000 (no win bonus)
def. Anderson Silva: $600,000
Jose Aldo: $500,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus)
def. Frankie Edgar: $190,000
Cain Velasquez: $300,000 (no win bonus)
def. Travis Browne: $120,000
Julianna Pena: $64,000 (includes $32,000 win bonus)
def. Cat Zingano: $35,000
Kelvin Gastelum: $86,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus and $20,000 from Hendricks’ purse)
def. Johny Hendricks: $80,000 (Hendricks forfeited 20 percent of his original $100,000 show money to Gastelum for missing weight)
T.J. Dillashaw: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)
def. Raphael Assuncao: $42,000
Sage Northcutt: $100,000 (includes $50,000 win bonus)
def. Enrique Marin: $13,000
Joe Lauzon: $108,000 (includes $54,000 win bonus)
def. Diego Sanchez: $80,000
Gegard Mousasi: $110,000 (includes $35,000 win bonus)
def. Thiago “Marreta” Santos: $28,000
Jim Miller: $118,000 (includes $59,000 win bonus)
def. Takanori Gomi: $55,000
Now, the usual disclaimer: The figures do not include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses and taxes. Additionally, the figures do not include money paid by sponsors, including the official UFC Athlete Outfitting sponsorship program pay. They also do not include any other “locker room” or special discretionary bonuses the UFC oftentimes pays. They also do not include pay-per-view cuts that some top-level fighters receive.
For example, as previously reported, UFC officials handed out additional $50,000 UFC 200 fight-night bonuses to Nunes, Velasquez, Lauzon and Mousasi (“Performance of the Night”).
In other words, the above figures are simply base salaries reported to the commission and do not reflect entire compensation packages for the event.
Isn't it Ludwig? I was under the impression he was the head trainer and business manager for the fighters on his team.UFC 200 salaries: Brock Lesnar's $2.5 million leads disclosed payroll of nearly $7 million
Yo...TJ should murder his manager. He made the 2nd lowest amount of anyone on the card if you break it down to show/win. 25k to show. Who is his manager? Nate Diaz's manager?
No clue how that is all working out.Isn't it Ludwig? I was under the impression he was the head trainer and business manager for the fighters on his team.
That sounds like a TUF contract.No clue how that is all working out.
He wasn't making a lot as a champion either. His last fight as champ against Cruz...
Main Card (FOX Sports 1)
Dominick Cruz ($55,000 + $55,000 = $110,000) def. T.J. Dillashaw ($70,000)
Does anyone know how it works? I know when you when a title you get a new contract, I guess when you lose the belt you get a new contract as well?
Some people just can't handle that Brock won. Would you be throwing a high volume of punches if you knew a gorilla was going to shoot on you the second he saw an opening?
I hear rumours that Tate took a dive too....
Stop bringing the idiocy,How so? It connects two independent clauses with a conjunction.
I'm also directing this towards the brilliant word-smith who believes it's just as proper to say I have two foots, as it is to say I have feet. He's irrelevant.