The latest edition of the UFC Esports League, featuring their UFC 4 game, ended yesterday.
The competition lasted 6 weeks with the 16 best EA Sports UFC 4 (PS4) players in the world. The final was uploaded yesterday, but if you missed it and want to watch the stream for more than 7 hours (or just skip to the end to see who won), watch the video below:
The champion of this series received $ 2,000 and the title of champion of the UFC Esports League.
That’s a nice little price for a multi-billion dollar company. However, that’s not much of a surprise given that a recent main co-event fighter cried with joy after receiving a $ 50,000 bonus. Cheyenne Buys later said she entered her fight at UFC Vegas 33 with a negative balance in her bank account and a loan that would wipe out the $ 10,000 to show, $ 10,000 to win the purse. that she received at night.
Buys isn’t the only one when it comes to fighters struggling to break even or even lose money while pursuing their dream of becoming UFC champions.
It’s also worth noting that unlike all other professional athletes who feature in EA Sports games like FIFA, Madden, and NBA2K, UFC fighters do not receive any video game discounts and their UFC contracts grant them a discount. ‘UFC the right to operate their name. and image in perpetuity.