UFC 265 was full of many exciting fights and incredible performances. Ciryl Gane and Jose Aldo put on a masterclass performance in the main and co-main event. On the other hand, Vicente Luque and Rafael Fiziev had a thrilling win at UFC 265.
This card suffered a huge blow when the original co-main event of Amanda Nunes vs Julianna Penna fell out. However, UFC 265 did not disappoint the fans.
And it’s needless to say that it was Ciryl Gane who had the biggest impact with a TKO win over Derrick Lewis.
Ciryl Gane had a flawless win over Derrick Lewis at UFC 265. Going into the fight there was a possibility that Lewis would one-punch KO Gane. However, he barely landed a clear punch on Gane who was already moving in and out of Lewis’ range. In the end, Ciryl Gane finished the fight in the third round.
Besides that, Vicente Luque put the welterweight division on notice with a submission win over Michael Chiesa in the featured fight. The fight was a thriller for as long as it lasted. Jose Aldo out on a vintage Aldo performance against Pedro Munhoz and won the fight comfortably.
It was a great night of fights and great PPV for UFC. But now let’s have a look at how much the fighters on the card made for their performances.
UFC 265: Ciryl Gane vs Derrick Lewis: payouts
As per reports from MMA salaries, for his title win against The Black Beast, Ciryl Gane earned a fight purse of $732k, which is the biggest fight purse of his career so far.
On the other hand, Derrick Lewis earned a fight purse of $232k including $32k for sponsorship.
In the co-main event, Jose Aldo earned a fight purse of $421,000 while Pedro Munhoz earned $101,000 for his outing.
In the featured fight, UFC welterweight Vicente Luque earned a fight purse of $350,000k for his submission win over Michael Chiesa.
Rafael Fiziev earned a fight purse of $94,000 including the performance bonus for his win over Bobby Green.
It must be noted that these figures are not official and are an estimation based on the previous fight purse received by the fighters.