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UFC 219 Fighter Salary Quick Hit: Cris Cyborg Pockets Half a Million Dollars

Cris Cyborg not only defended her UFC featherweight title from Holly Holm at UFC 219 on Saturday night in Las Vegas, she also pocketed a cool half-million-dollar paycheck. 

Cyborg and Holm battled it out over the course of five rounds in the UFC 219 main event, but Cyborg bested her challenger, taking a unanimous nod from the judges……………Read More

How much money will Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor make for their fight?

There’s only one reason the Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor fight made sense: Money.

Mayweather, 40, retired two years ago with nothing left to prove after putting together a 49-0 record in boxing and earning victories over the likes of Manny Pacquiao, Canelo Alvarez, Ricky Hatton, and many others………….Read More

UFC: Holm fumes at De Randamie’s “intentional” late punches

Holly Holm claimed Germaine de Randamie intentionally threw punches after the bell of two rounds on her way to being crowned the first UFC women’s featherweight title winner.

Holm was unanimously beaten by De Randamie at UFC 208, but the fight was clouded in controversy.

A right hook after the bell in the second round caught Holm and De Randamie threw another late punch at the end of the third. However, neither incident resulted in points being deducted from her card………..Read More

It wasn’t the losses — in 2016, Ronda Rousey just wasn’t easy to root for

In retrospect, UFC 207 was all about granting them wishes. TJ Dillashaw wanted another crack at the bantamweight belt, and he will likely get it after his performance against John Lineker. Cody Garbrandt wanted to fulfill a promise to his young friend Maddux Maple, who overcame Leukemia as Garbrandt overcame his own personal demons, and he was able to wrap the belt around the little boy’s waist after schooling Dominick Cruz…………Read More