Brock Lesnar could potentially make $8 million from UFC 200

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Following his win against Mark Hunt at UFC 200, Brock Lesnar received a guaranteed payday of $2.5 million. He also received $5,000 from Reebok in sponsorship money, but his income from the event doesn't stop there.

According to Wrestling Observer Radio, via NoDQ, The Beast Incarnate is set to make more money based on the pay-per-view buys. They said: "Lesnar is set to make a minimum of $5.5 million and a maximum of around $8 million for the fight."

Lesnar was always going to make a lot of money competing in the UFC promotion once more, after all, he was part of the main event in a fight against Frank Mir for the UFC pay-per-view with the most buyouts in the promotion's history, UFC 100 with 1.6 million buyouts.


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If The Beast does make $8 million from his UFC 200 performance, this would be a UFC record, smashing Conor McGregor's earnings for UFC 196. It equates to around $533,333 per minute, which is incredible.

Although it was stated to only be a one-off fight for the WWE superstar, a return to UFC at some point in the future is yet to be ruled out completely. However, the decision whether or not he will step foot into an octagon once more will be down to Vince McMahon so long as Lesnar is contracted with the WWE.

But with the money that could be on offer for taking on another fight, you can pretty much guarantee that Lesnar will do everything he can to get himself another fight under the UFC promotion.

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Dana White
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