One of the biggest heavyweight UFC fight in recent history will take place on 06 February 2016 in UFC 196 where Fabricio Werdum defend his heavweight title against Cain Velasquez for the second time in less than a year. Werdum vs Velasquez will headline the UFC 196 in Las Vegas and the fight is just couple of weeks away. UFC 196 is part of the massive weekend in United States where on Saturday, 06 February we will have UFC 196 and a few hours later Super Bowl 2016. We take a look at the big UFC fight card and how it is sapping up in terms of financial stuff.
Fabricio Werdum vs Cain Velasquez II Purse Payouts:
The last time when these two meet back in June 2015 in UFC 188 the ppv numbers were pretty underwhelming with around 300,000 ppv sold. But for the rematch there is alot of hype surrounding the big fight and Cain Velasquez is expected to be in much better shape than he was in the first encounter when he came into the fight with year and half layoff. Cain Velasquez was paid $400,000 guaranteed for UFC 188 while his opponent Fabricio Werdum was paid $125,000 guaranteed plus $50,000 win bonus and $50,000 performance of the night bonus taking his total earnings from the night to $225,000.
|Cain Velasquez||Fabricio Wedum|
|$500,000 Guaranteed (no win bonus)||$250,000 guaranteed plus $50,000 bonus (if he wins the fight)|
Velasquez is reportedly getting $500,000 guaranteed to show up in the fight while Fabricio Werdum will get $250,000 guaranteed plus of course $50,000 bonus for the winner of the main event fight. After Conor McGregor has put some life into MMA again we can expect Werdum vs Velasquez to do much better in the rematch with over 500,000 ppv buys are expected from UFC 196 whichs also feature 11 other bouts on the night.
We will have the complete breakdown of the purse/salaries details of all 12 fights after the UFC 196 which takes place in MGM Grand, Las Vegas Saturday, 06 February 2016.