Astronomical! See how much Alex Poatan's salary was in his historic victory over Jiri Prochazka at UFC 303

The light heavyweight champion earned a salary of US$3 million (around R$17 million) to save the event after Conor McGregor's departure

A. Poatan receives the belt from D. White in the UFC 303 (Photo: Twitter/@ufc)

The reward for Alex Poatán accept save the UFC 303 came in and out of the octagon. After the brutal knockout over Jiri Prochazka in the rematch held last Saturday (29), the light heavyweight champion (up to 93kg) earned a salary of US$ 3 million (around R$ 17 million) for the fight at the event, not including Pay-Per-View values and other bonuses.

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In addition to the US$ 3 million (around R$ 17 million) in salary to climb into the octagon of the T-Mobile Arena and knock out Jiri Prochazka, Poatan also won the 'Performance of the Night' bonus and pocketed another US$50 thousand (around R$274 thousand). The information was released by the website 'The Sporster'.


In the main fight UFC 303, held last Saturday (29), Poatan knocked out Jiri Prochazka again and defended the light heavyweight belt for the second time. The grand card took place at the T-Mobile Arena, in La Vegas (USA).

Since his Ultimate debut in November 2021, Alex has won eight of his nine fights, six of which were by knockout. In addition to his impressive performance, Poatan has also won belts in two divisions: middleweight and light heavyweight and defeated five former champions of the organization: Jiri Prochazka, Jan Blachowicz, Israel adesanya, Sean Strickland e Jamahal hill.


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