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: http://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
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