-Jonathan Coachman read quotes during the ESPN post-show from Vince McMahon and Triple H regarding Brock Lesnar’s win over Mark Hunt at UFC 200.
“To come back after all the time and put on that kind of performance speaks to the once in a lifetime type of athlete that Brock is.” – Triple H
“Brock is the most formidable combat athlete in the history of the country.” – Vince McMahon
-Lesnar was paid $2.5 million for fighting at UFC 200, according to Yahoo Sports MMA writer Kevin Iole.
Powell’s POV: Lesnar is also believed to being receiving a share of the pay-per-view revenue on top of his $2.5 million. It’s the biggest payday a UFC fighter has received. Meanwhile, Lesnar’s opponent Mark Hunt was reportedly paid $700,000 for the fight. Thanks to Dot Net reader Darius Malcisky for his help with this story.
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