UFC 219 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Cyborg vs. Holm’

Event: UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm
Date: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017
Venue: T-Mobile Arena
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Total Fights: 10
Attendance: 13,561
Gate: $1,760,629
Buy Rate: 380,000

UFC 219 is officially in the books. ‘Cyborg vs. Holm’-led card took place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, 5 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some great fights and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Cristiane Justino’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Holly Holm. In the co-main event, Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Edson Barboza in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).

You can view UFC 219 results and full fight card.

UFC 219 bonus awards

Traditionally, UFC has handed out bonuses for Fight of the Night, Submission of the Night, and Knockout of the Night. The bonuses ranged from $20,000 up to $120,000. In 2014, the promotion has announced the Performance of the Night bonuses will replace the existing Knockout and Submission of the Night awards. The bonuses will be $50,000 each. There are two types of awards:

  • Fight of the Night is awarded to both fighters in the best fight of the night.
  • Performance of the Night is awarded to fighters who put on the most thrilling individual performance.

Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC 219 bonus winners below:

There were ten fights at UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tim Elliott, who will be leaving the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Cris Cyborg Vs. Holly Holm was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: Zuffa purchased the UFC in 2001 from Semaphore Entertainment Group for $2 million.

UFC 219 fighter payouts

The salaries below are not official, but only an estimate. These payouts do not reflect the entire compensation for the event, as athletes may receive money from other undisclosed endorsements, Reebok sponsorship pay, and PPV points that some top-level fighters collect. Moreover, deductions for items such as insurance and licenses are not accounted for.

The list of fighter pay from UFC 219:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 219 event is PENDING.

UFC 219 attendance and gate

There were 13,561 fans inside the T-Mobile Arena for UFC 219 on December 30. The reported gate for the event is: $1,760,629. The buyrate and viewership data is: 380,000.

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