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Nigerian Figther Kamaru Usman Received $1.5 Million For His Fight Against Masvidal

Nigerian Figther Kamaru Usman Received $1.5 Million For His Fight Against Masvidal

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.

Kamaru Usman
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.

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Jorge Masvidal on the other hand received $800,000 despite losing the fight.

Jorge Masvidal
Jorge Masvidal

The American fighter got $500,000 to show up, and a $260,000 PPV bonus. He also received a sponsorship bonus of $40,000.

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