UFC 219 Salaries: Cris ‘Cyborg’ ($500K), Holly Holm ($300K) Top Event Payroll

By Tristen Critchfield Jan 2, 2018


The headlining competitors from UFC 219 were also the event’s top earners.

Reigning women’s featherweight champion Cristiane Justino garnered $500,000 for her unanimous decision triumph over Holly Holm in this past Saturday’s main event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. “Cyborg’s” disclosed purse was a flat fee, with no win bonus. Holm, who pocketed $300,000 in defeat, was also not scheduled to receive a win bonus.

The Nevada Athletic Commission released a full list of salaries from the card on Tuesday.

Elsewhere, lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov earned $160,000 for a lopsided decision triumph over Edson Barboza ($75,000) in the evening’s co-main event. Meanwhile, Neil Magny took home $140,000 for a three-round verdict over former interim welterweight champ Carlos Condit ($115,000), who was returning from a 16-month hiatus.

Note: The disclosed purses reported by state athletic commissions do not include any performance-based or discretionary bonuses that may be awarded to a fighter by the promotion. Additionally, the reported figures do not reflect any deductions made by the commission for taxes, insurance, etc., and do not include any sponsorship money that a fighter may acquire for their performance.

UFC 219 Salaries:

Cristiane Justino: $500,000 (no win bonus)
Holly Holm: $300,000

Khabib Nurmagomedov: $160,000 (includes $80,000 win bonus)
Edson Barboza: $75,000

Dan Hooker: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
Marc Diakiese: $24,000

Carla Esparza: $72,000 (includes $36,000 win bonus)
Cynthia Calvillo: $41,000

Neil Magny: $140,000 (includes $70,000 win bonus)
Carlos Condit: $115,000

Michal Oleksiejczuk: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
Khalil Rountree: $19,000

Myles Jury: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus)
Rick Glenn: $22,000

Omari Akhmedov: $29,000
Marvin Vettori ($32,000)

Matheus Nicolau Pereira: $28,000 (includes $14,000) win bonus
Louis Smolka: $32,000

Tim Elliott: $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus)
Mark Delarosa: $12,000

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