Bellator 238 Salaries: Cris Cyborg ($250K), Julia Budd ($350,000) Top Payroll

By Tristen Critchfield Jan 27, 2020

Bellator 238 main event competitors Cristiane Justino and Julia Budd were the highest earners from Saturday’s card at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif.

“Cyborg” earned a flat $250,000 payday for her fourth-round stoppage in the women’s featherweight title bout, while Budd took home $350,000 in defeat. The California State Athletic Commission recently released salary figures from the event.

UFC veteran Sergio Pettis garnered the next highest payday, earning $60,000 for a first-round stoppage of Alfred Khashakyan ($10,000) in a featured bantamweight bout.

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.

Bellator 238 Salaries:

Cristiane Justino: $250,000 (includes no win bonus)
Julia Budd: $350,000

Darrion Caldwell: $25,000 (includes no win bonus)
Adam Borics: $28,000

Juan Archuleta: $50,000 (includes no win bonus)
Henry Corrales: $38,000

Sergio Pettis: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)
Alfred Khashakyan: $10,000

Raymond Daniels: $20,000 (includes no win bonus)
Jason King: $3,000

Emilee King $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus)
Ava Knight: $5,000

Tony Bartovich: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus)
Jarrett Connor: $1,200

Ricardo Seixas: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)
Dominic Clark: $2,000

Joshua Jones: $4,500 (includes $2,250 win bonus)
Brandon Bender: $2,000

Aaron Pico: $45,000 (includes $22,500 win bonus)
Daniel Carey $10,000

A.J. Agazarm: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
Adel Altamimi: $14,000

Jay Jay Wilson: $10,000 (includes $5,000 win bonus)
Mario Navarro: $2,000

Curtis Millender: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
Moses Murietta: $4,000

Anthony Taylor: $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus)
Chris Avila: $3,000

Miguel Jacob: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus)
David Pacheco: $1,500

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