Oct 20, 2015 · Watch video · During a recent press conference, Ronda Rousey was asked by an Australian reporter for her take on unequal pay between genders in the world of sports.
The fee paid to Rousey is made all the more astounding when it is compared to the $100,000 given to her opponent, Nunes, despite the Brazilian entering the fight as the reigning champion.
Rousey is set to earn $3 million as her fight purse for UFC 207. Comparatively, her opponent Amanda Nunes is being paid $100,000. Per NSAC, Ronda Rousey’s disclosed fight purse tonight is $3 million.
Well, White was right, but possibly in a different way. Rousey doesn’t earn in acting what she does from fighting – “Rowdy” might make more. “Ronda’s making a lot of money [in movies],” White revealed Thursday. “Ronda’s getting paid.
«And I don’t know if the ring girls get paid too much or the fighters don’t get paid enough. But yeah. There’s definitely a lot more in what the fighters do than what they do.
Parsing Rousey’s payday: She has the biggest salary in the UFC, but still gets paid less to «show and win» than the male fighters do. UFC fighter Ronda Rousey could have made $5 million in her 34
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Among female’s Ronda Rousey is at the top of the list with $1.5 million followed by Charlotte Flair who takes home $550,000 annually. Nikki Bella and Alexa Bliss earn $350,000 each. Mickie James completes the Top 5 with $300,000.