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Al Iaquinta goes off on Reebok deal, uses LeBron James and Floyd Mayweather in analogies

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It doesn't look like UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta is too pleased with the new Reebok payscale.

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The public response from UFC fighters to the new Reebok sponsorship deal has been mixed if not veering towards negative. Yesterday the UFC unveiled its tenure-based payment structure which will divvy up sponsorship money as low as $2,500 for fighters with 1-5 Zuffa bouts and $40,000 for the champions.

TUF 15 runner-up Al Iaquinta falls under the $5,000 tier (6-10 fights), and he went to Twitter to "cheer" the money he'll make in his next fight:

Iaquinta removed all doubt about whether or not that tweet was sarcastic by implementing the UFC's system to boxing and the NBA, most notably Floyd Mayweather and LeBron James:

The Long Island native fights Bobby Green on July 15th at UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee in San Diego. The UFC's new Reebok deal and uniform policy will be put into action on July 11th, the night of UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor.