The UFC have revealed the brand new Venum uniforms the likes of Conor McGregor, Francis Ngannou and Israel Adesanya might be sporting for the foreseeable future.
Reebok signed a six-year-deal with the MMA organisation again in 2015, however this got here to a conclusion in 2021 and Venum snapped up the contract.
Followers are actually capable of purchase the brand new strips on-line, with the debut of the Venum attire going down this weekend on the ABC 2 card headlined by Marvin Vettori and Kevin Holland.
Modelled by bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling, featherweight contender Brian Ortega and prospect Kay Hansen, the brand new battle gear seems extraordinarily sharp.
A lot of the chatter surrounding the brand new deal targeted on fighter pay, with the ‘battle week incentive pay’ construction first launched by Reebok nonetheless in place.
In response to ESPN’s Marc Raimondi, it will see only a small bump for fighters as they will count on a share of the $1million annual finances enhance.
Champions and title contenders can count on a $2,000 enhance, whereas fighters with 21+, 16-20 and 11-15 fights get a $1,000 enhance and fighters with 4-5 and 1-Three fights will get a $500 enhance.
Raimondi spoke to UFC senior govt vp and chief working officer Lawrence Epstein concerning the deal, who confirmed it’s roughly a three-year deal.
He mentioned: “Pretty much as good because the Reebok product was, Venum has taken this up a notch with simply the standard of development [and] the thoughtfulness of how our athletes will use the merchandise.”