What do you think this Ex WWE star CM Punk earns Half Million Dollars in UFC debut video?
CM Punk earned $500,000 for his UFC debut against Mickey Gall at UFC 203 on Saturday night. Subscribe to keep with with everything MMA:tinyurl.com/MMAdigest
The fight lasted 2 minutes and 14 seconds. Punk earned about $3,731 a second.
His opponent Mickey Gall took home $30,000. Stipe Miocic made 600 grand, Alistair Overeem 800 grand. And they also were awarded another $50,000 for the fight of the night.
John Pollock says: Before you go crazy over CM Punk making $500,000 – ask yourself if he added 17,000 buys because that’s what Punk’s pay would equal for UFC
In 2011 CM Punk reportedly was making $1.7 million annually with the WWE when he was in the pro wrestling world.
When James Toney made his MMA debut in the UFC against Randy Couture he also made $500,000. Brock Lesnar made $250,000 in his UFC debut.
Punk, who turns 38 on October 26th, wants to continue to fight. He may fight next in a local promotion, but Bellator could also choose to make him an offer.
Mickey Gall wants to fight Sage Northcutt next. Dana White says Sage’s team also wants that fight. Mickey says: 2 clarify, I don’t hate super Sage Northcutt. I LOVE him. Would be an honor 2 fight him. Definitely be a fun fight. He’s a tough kid. He’s also corny.
Ben Rothwell calls Werdum unprofessional for kicking Edmond. But he tagged the wrong Werdum.
Someone edits CB Dolloways Wikipedia page to say he was TKO’d by the elevator at UFC 203 in Cleveland.
Alistair Overeem was KO’d by Joe Rogan via Verbal Abuse.
And Edmond Tarverdyan loses his voice.
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