According to The Sports Daily, CM Punk earned $503,500, which breaks down to $500,000 to show, 3,500 fight week incentive pay, for his fight at UFC 225. Punk’s opponent Mike Jackson, who won the bout, earned $23,500, $10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay for his win.
Donald Trump Meets With Kim Jong Un
WWE Hall of Famer and President of the United States is presently at a meeting in Singapore with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, and below is a photo of the historic handshake between the two leaders:
— ProWrestling.com (@pw_dotcom) June 12, 2018
Lashley Congratulates Brock Lesnar
As noted, Paul Heyman took to Twitter today to congratulate Brock Lesnar on surpassing CM Punk’s historic 434-day WWE Title reign, and WWE star Bobby Lashley has also offered his congratulations to The Beast.
Lashley has been outspoken in the past about wanting an MMA fight against Lesnar:
— Bobby Lashley (@fightbobby) June 12, 2018
Congratulations to @BrockLesnar for day #435 as the reigning defending undisuputed @WWE #UniversalHeavyweightChampion. This is yet another historic accomplishment for my client, the longest consecutive-day tenure as a globally-recognized champion in the modern era! pic.twitter.com/bVAhhBtdKT
— Paul Heyman (@HeymanHustle) June 11, 2018
— ProWrestling.com (@pw_dotcom) June 11, 2018