Nigerian Figther Kamaru Usman Received $1.5 Million For His Fight Against Masvidal
Nigerian UFC fighter, Kamaru Usman received $1.5 million payout from his last bout
Usman fought and defeated American fighter, Jorge Masvidal with a second-round knockout on Sunday
Usman remains the UFC Welterweight champion of the world
What if I told you that you’ve been wasting your fighting skills?
All your life you’ve gotten involved in several fights with friends and not received a dime.
One person who doesn’t roll that way is UFC Welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman.
The Nigerian-born fighter took home a whopping $1.5 million following his win against Jorge Masvidal yesterday.
The strong fighter from Auchi executed a strong punch in the second round that took out his counterpart and helped him retain his UFC Welterweight championship.
A breakdown of Kamaru Usman’s payout shows that he received $750,000 to show up for the fight, and a pay-per-view bonus of $640,000.
The champion also received a $60,000 sponsorship bonus and $50,000 for ‘Performance of the Night bonus.
Jorge Masvidal on the other hand received $800,000 despite losing the fight.
The American fighter got $500,000 to show up, and a $260,000 PPV bonus. He also received a sponsorship bonus of $40,000.