Last week, it was revealed the UFC fined three unnamed fighters undisclosed amounts of money for violating their strict Athlete Outfitting Policy, courtesy of the the UFC’s exclusive apparel deal with Reebok, at December’s UFC on FOX 17 event. Former lightweight top contender Donald Cerrone subsequently admitted on Twitter he was one of the culprits, and Nate Diaz did the same...
Nathan Diaz had to get punched in the face and body more than 100 times last Saturday to make $40,000. Of the main card fighters, he was the second lowest paid athlete, and in fact only made $10,000 more than his opponent, despite his winning effort. He did manage to pick up an extra $50,000 for his Fight of the Night performance against Michael Johnson, but even still, the lone...
The UFC finally announced yesterday that they would be partnering up with apparel company Reebok to begin rolling out the official UFC uniform in July 2015. Along with the new uniform comes an odd tier-based pay structure based on the rankings, as well as news that fighters will no longer be able to wear sponsors inside the Octagon or related UFC events. With such a huge announcement...
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