UFC 222 Fighter Salaries: Cris Cyborg pockets $500k for second successful title defense

Cris Cyborg pocketed $500,000 for the second defense of her featherweight title in this past Saturday’s UFC 222 main event. The Brazilian faced Yana Kunitskaya and won the fight via first-round TKO.

Other female fights featured on the card included Cat Zingano’s unsuccessful return to competition against Ketlen Vieira and Mackenzie Dern’s expected triumphant UFC debut over Ashley Yoder.

The full fighter salaries for the UFC 222 event have been released. Take a look at how much the women earned below.

Full Fighter Salaries (via MMAjunkie)
Cris Cyborg: $500,000
Yana Kunitskaya: $100,000
Ketlen Vieira: $60,000 ($30,000, $30,000 win bonus)
Cat Zingano: $35,000
Mackenzie Dern: $50,000 ($25,000, $25,000 win bonus)
Ashley Yoder: $12,000

*Salaries do not include fight-night bonus awards, sponsorship dollars or locker room bonuses

UFC 222 took place this past Saturday March 3 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.


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