UFC just wrapped up its first pay-per-view event of the year 2022, UFC 270 and it became a huge success for the promotion.
All information related to the event is out now including the fight purses of the fighters, Performance of the Night and Fight of the Night bonus awards, etc. Here is what the fighters got paid at UFC 270
UFC 270 fighters Earnings: Francis Ngannou bags the highest purse
Michel Pereira defeated André Fialho via decision and took home $106,00. Andre Fialho earned $16,000.
Cody Stamann faced a loss against Said Nurmagomedov in the bantamweight bout. He made a total of $72K.
Victor Henry won against Raoni Barcelos in the bantamweight bout via decision. Consequently, Henry received $44K and Raoni Barcelos earned $35K.
Jack Della Maddalena earned a total of $24K after defeating Pete Rodriguez via TKO. Nevertheless, Rodriguez went home with $14K after the fight.
Antonio Gravely defeated Salmon Oliveira via unanimous decision. Gravely and Oliveira received a sum of $48K and $14K respectively.
Michael Morales defeated Trevin Giles on his UFC debut via TKO and made a total of $24K. Giles went home with $51K.
Matt Frevola went against Genaro Valdez and won the fight via TKO. Frevola earned a total of $52,000. But, Valdez’s overall sum was $14,000.
Silvana Gomez lost her fight against Venessa Demopoulos and earned $16K.
Jasmine Jasudavicius earned a total of $24,000 after winning against Kay Hansen via unanimous decision. However, Hansen took home $21,000.
UFC 270 Fight of the Night:
Brandon Moreno vs Deiveson Figueiredo
In the co-main event flyweight bout, Deiveson Figueiredo reclaimed his championship position by defeating Brandon Moreno via unanimous decision. Although Moreno controlled the fight in the first two rounds Figueiredo landed very hard shots in the final rounds.
The Mexican was looking confident and hit Figueiredo with a good combination along with taking some nasty shots from the Brazilian. But Figueiredo’s powerful strikes knocked Moreno down twice which took the fight away from the defending champion. Figueiredo earned a total of $232K and Moreno’s overall earning was $292K. Both got the 50K as the fight of the night award bonus.
UFC 270 Performance of Night Bonus
Nurmagomedov went against Cody Stamann in a bantamweight bout. The Dagestani fighter was on a different level as he went in a submitted Stamann in the very first round. This helped the fighter to win the performance of the Night award bonus of $50K. This increased his overall earnings to $104,500.
The 33-year-old American went against Silvana Gomez and defeated her via a slick armbar submission in the third minute of the first round. This dominating victory earned her the Performance of the Night award bonus of $50K. Overall the fighter took home a total of $74K.