How Much Did CM Punk Possibly Make For His UFC 225 Loss
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
According to an article by The Sports Daily, former WWE Superstar CM Punk may have received an amount of $503,500 for his loss to Mike Jackson at UFC 225 in Chicago this past Saturday night. That would break down to $500,000 for showing and $3,500 for the fight week incentive. Mike Jackson, on the other hand, could have left the fight with $23,500. That would break down to $10,000 for showing, $3,500 for the fight week incentive and a $10,000 win bonus.
It should be noted that these figures are just an estimate and not official as the Illinois Athletic Commission does not release the information. These numbers were compiled by The Sports Daily and are based on what has been paid out in the past.
To compare other estimates in the main card, Robert Whitaker could have received $610,000 ($400,000 for showing, $70,000 for Romero missing weight, $100,000 for Fight of the Night bonus and $40,000 for the fight week incentive), while Yoel Romero could have received $290,000 ($350,000 to show, $70,000 fine for missing weight and $10,000 for the fight week incentive. Coby Colvington could have received $380,000 ($350,000 to show and $30,000 for the fight week incentive), while Rafael dos Anjos could have received $380,000 ($350,000 to show and $30,000 for the fight week incentive).
Holly Holm could have received $75,000 ($35,000 to show, $35,000 win bonus and $5,000 for the fight week incentive), while Megan Anderson could have received $13,500 ($10,000 to show and $3,500 for the fight week incentive. Tai Tuivasa could have received $31,500 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 win bonus and $3,500 for the fight week incentive), while Andre Arlovski could have received $270,000 ($250,000 to show and $20,000 for the fight week incentive).
UFC 225 drew a sold-out crowd of 18,117 fans to the United Center in Chicago this past Saturday night, making it the highest attended non-basketball event in arena history. The estimated gate was $2,555,000.