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CM Punk takes $500,000 disclosed purse in UFC 203 loss

CM Punk tapped to a rear-naked choke in the first-round submission loss to Mickey Gall. John David Mercer/USA TODAY Sports

Retired WWE star CM Punk suffered a one-sided submission loss to Mickey Gall in his mixed martial arts debut at UFC 203 on Saturday, but he was paid handsomely for the effort.

Punk, birth name Phil Brooks, received a disclosed purse of $500,000 for his appearance inside Quicken Loans Arena, which lasted 2:14. The Ohio Athletic Commission released the information to ESPN.com on Monday.

That figure does not include any pay-per-view bonus that Punk (0-1) likely receives per his contract. The 37-year-old would not have received a win bonus, which is typical in MMA.

Gall (3-0), who made his second UFC appearance, received a disclosed purse of $30,000 -- a $15,000 show and $15,000 win.

Punk, who left the WWE in early 2014 and signed with the UFC despite a lack of prior experience, has stated he intends to fight again. The UFC has not yet confirmed whether they intend to promote a second fight.

UFC heavyweight champion and Ohio native Stipe Miocic (16-2) received a disclosed purse of $600,000 for his first-round knockout victory over Alistair Overeem. Overeem was paid an $800,000 show purse.