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Reebok payouts for UFC Shanghai: ‘Gastelum vs Bisping’ totals $105,000

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to the hurt business last night (Sat., Nov. 25, 2017) for UFC Fight Night 122, which took place inside Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China.

The UFC Fight Pass event featured a Middleweight showdown which saw Kelvin Gastelum knockout Michael Bisping in the very first round of their headlining Middleweight bout, and now it’s time to see who got the biggest piece of the sponsorship pie.

Despite coming up on he losing end, Bisping walked way with the biggest sponsorship check, earning a coll $20,000 from Reebok in defeat. As for Gastelum, he earned a cool $10,000 from the sports apparel giant.

Let’s see how all of the payouts break down courtesy of MMA Junkie:

Kelvin Gastelum: $10,000 def. Michael Bisping: $20,000

Li Jingliang: $5,000 def. Zak Ottow: $2,500

Wang Guan: $2,500 def. Alex Caceres: $15,000

Alex Garcia: $5,000 def. Muslim Salikhov: $2,500

Zabit Magomedsharipov: $2,500 def. Sheymon Moraes: $2,500

Kenan Song: $2,500 def. Bobby Nash: $2,500

Yan Xiaonan: $2,500 def. Kailin Curran: $5,000

Song Yadong: $2,500 def. Bharat Kandare: $2,500

Shamil Abdurakhimov: $2,500 def. Chase Sherman: $2,500

Gina Mazany: $2,500 def. Yanan Wu: $2,500

Rolando Dy: $2,500 def. Wuliji Buren: $2,500

Cyril Asker: $2,500 def. Hu Yaozong: $2,500

TOTAL: $105,000

According to the revamped payout structure (see it), the more fights you have combined with UFC and the now-defunct World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) and Strikeforce promotions, the more coin you have for your combat sports piggy bank.

And the less fights you have under the ZUFFA banner... well, the less you get. If you have a problem with the structure, take it up with UFC, not Reebok.

According to the report, fighters will also receive royalty and payments up to 20-30 percent of any UFC-related merchandise sold that bears his or her likeness. That's a great way for the Internet "morons" to help the cause.

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