UFC Fight Night 95 payments: Cris “Cyborg” Santos takes home a mere $2500

Despite headlining a 5 round fight in Brazil, Cris “Cyborg” Santos was one of the lowest paid fighters of the night.

Cyborg took down her opponent Lina Lansberg and took home the same purse as her, this is just one of the issues when it comes to the UFC’s fighter’s payout scheme, which came into effect when they signed their deal with Reebok. The biggest earner of the night went to TUF10 winner Roy Nelson, who took home one of his biggest wins of his career, with a knockout against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva.

The full UFC Fight Night UFC Athlete Outfitting payouts included:

Cristiane Justino: $2,500
def. Lina Lansberg: $2,500

Renan Barao: $10,000
def. Phillipe Nover: $5,000

Roy Nelson: $15,000
def. Antonio Silva: $10,000

Francisco Trinaldo: $10,000
def. Paul Felder: $5,000

Eric Spicely: $2,500
def. Thiago “Marreta” Santos: $5,000

Godofredo Pepey: $5,000
def. Mike De La Torre: $5,000

Michel Prazeres: $5,000
def. Gilbert Burns: $5,000

Rani Yahya: $10,000
def. Michinori Tanaka: $2,500

Jussier Formiga: $5,000
def. Dustin Ortiz: $5,000

Erick Silva: $10,000
def. Luan Chagas: $2,500

Alan Patrick: $2,500
def. Stevie Ray: $2,500

Vicente Luque: $2,500
def. Hector Urbina: $2,500

Gregor Gillespie: $2,500
def. Glaico Franca: $2,500

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