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CM Punk gets half a million dollars for UFC 203




CM Punk got one of the biggest purses at UFC 203 despite losing his first MMA fight against another relative newcomer Mickey Gall.

Punk received $500,000 for his fight according to figures released by the Ohio Athletic Commission and published by He had a flat fee of half a million which means that had he won there would be have been no win bonus. His opponent, Mickey Gall got $30,000 in total, $15,000 for the fight and another $15,000 as a win bonus.

The only other two who made more than Punk were Stipe Miocic, the UFC Heavyweight champion, and his opponent Alistair Overeem. Miocic got $600,000 while Overeem, who also lost, got the biggest purse of the night with $800,000.

Colin Vassallo has been editor of Wrestling-Online since 1996. He is born and raised in Malta, follows professional wrestling and MMA, loves to travel, and is a big Apple fan!


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