The salaries for UFC 219 main card fighters are below.
The event’s main card fighter salaries for the end-of-year UFC 219 show have now been released, and it revealed that current champ Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino was by far and away the biggest earner on the card, banking $500,000 for her successful featherweight title defense.
That’s a huge step up for the Brazilian athlete, who was previously on a flat $200,000 fee per fight before renegotiating her UFC contract a few months ago.
A title challenger former bantamweight champ Holly ‘Preachers daughter’ Holm, who took home $300,000 for her vivacious performance against the Brazilian champion.
The co-main event lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov thoroughly earned his $160,000 payday, while his opponent Brazilian striker Edson Barboza cashed in $150,000 and Neil Magny received $140,000.
Carlos Condit also earned a six-figure total, with his fight money ensuring he sustained his bank account by $115,000.
Cris Cyborg: $500,000 to show (no win bonus)
Holly Holm: $300,000 to show (no win bonus)
Khabib Nurmagomedov: $80,000 to show ($80,000 to win)
Edson Barboza: $75,000 to show ($75,000 to win)
Dan Hooker: $24,000 to show ($24,000 to win)
Marc Diakiese: $24,000 to show ($24,000 to win)
Cynthia Calvillo: $41,00 to show ($41,000 to win)
Carla Esparza: $36,000 to show ($36,000 to win)
Carlos Condit: $115,000 to show ($115,000 to win)
Neil Magny: $70,000 to show ($70,000 to win)
Preliminary Card (FS 1)
Michal Oleksiejczuk ($12,000 + $12,000 = $24,000) Def. Khalil Rountree ($19,000)
Myles Jury ($33,000 + $33,000 = $66,000) Def. Rick Glenn ($22,000)
Omari Akhmedov ($29,000) vs. Marvin Vettori ($32,000) ruled a majority draw
Matheus Nicolau ($14,000 + $14,000 = $28,000) Def. Louis Smolka ($32,000)
Under Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Tim Elliott ($28,000 + $28,000 = $56,000) Def. Mark De La Rosa ($12,000)