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UFC 200: Brock Lesnar will make (at least) $2.5 million for Mark Hunt fight

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Brock Lesnar is a star attraction, and star attractions do not come cheap. It wasn’t known before now, however, just how much the Ultimate Fighting Championship had to pay him for his return at UFC 200 tonight (Sat., July 9, 2016) in Paradise, Nevada for his fight against Mark Hunt.

Now we know, and it’s a LOT.

It should be noted that number is his base salary and does not include any bonuses or pay-per-view points. By the time all is said and done, he could very well bring home triple that amount, and maybe even more.

For comparison’s sake, here are the purses for other fighters on the card:

Brock Lesnar is kind of a big deal.

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