UFC 222 Salaries

The full list of salaries from Saturday night’s UFC 222 event in Las Vegas have now been released and show that headliner Cris ‘Cyborg’ was the show’s biggest earner, banking $500,000 for her first round victory.

Next up was veteran heavyweight star Andrei Arlovski, who was paid $275,000, while Brian Ortega scored a $200,000 payday – just edging ahead of the man he KO’d on the night, Frankie Edgar who took home $195,000.

The only other fighter to take home a six figure salary was Yana Kunitskaya who received the biggest payday of her career, $100,000 after agreeing to fight ‘Cyborg’ on short notice.

Check out the full list of UFC 222 salaries below and keep in mind that this is just their basic pay packets and doesn’t include extras like bonuses and sponsorship money.

Cris Cyborg: $500,000 (no win bonus)
def. Yana Kunitskaya: $100,000

Brian Ortega: $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus)
def. Frankie Edgar: $195,000

Sean O’Malley: $44,000 (includes $22,000 win bonus)
def. Andre Soukhamthath: $19,000

Andrei Arlovski: $275,000 (no win bonus)
def. Stefan Struve: $77,000

Ketlen Vieira: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)
def. Cat Zingano: $35,000

Mackenzie Dern: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)
def. Ashley Yoder: $12,000

Alexander Hernandez: $26,000 (includes $13,000 win bonus)
def. Beneil Dariush: $48,000

John Dodson: $82,000 (includes $41,000 win bonus)
def. Pedro Munhoz: $34,000

C.B. Dollaway: $92,000 (includes $46,000 win bonus)
def. Hector Lombard: $62,000

Zak Ottow: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
def. Mike Pyle: $55,000

Cody Stamann: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Bryan Caraway: $21,000

Jordan Johnson: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
def. Adam Milstead: $12,000

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