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UFC 232 Fighter Salaries: Jones, Gustafsson, Cyborg Earn Equal Pay

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With “UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2” just around the corner, the California State Athletic Commission has announced fighter salaries for the pay-per-view event at The Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday, December 29.

After the top four fighters on the card — Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson, Cris Cyborg, and Amanda Nunes — successfully made weight for their title fights, CSAC Executive Director Andy Foster began sharing the news.

Jones, Gustafsson, and Cyborg will all earn a flat $500,000 for their bouts.

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will earn $350,000 for her effort to become the first two-division women’s champion in promotional history. MMAFighting.com was first to report the news.

The figures released do not include any money from outside sponsors, Reebok outfitting numbers or outside sponsorships for the athletes. UFC 227 purses also exclude any locker room bonuses which include the $50,000 for Fight of the Night and Performance of the night bonuses.

The complete list of fighter salaries from UFC 232 can be seen below.

UFC 232 Fighter Salaries & Info

Jon Jones: $500,000
Alexander Gustafsson: $500,000

Cris Cyborg: $500,000
Amanda Nunes: $350,000

Full list will be posted when available. 

UFC 232 takes place at The Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday, December 29. The event will air live on pay-per-view beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET. Along with the light heavyweight title fight between Jones and Gustafsson, a women’s superfight between featherweight champion Cris Cyborg and women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will serve as the co-main event of the night as the promotion wraps up a busy year. The preliminary bouts will air on FOX Sports 1 beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET leading up to the championship doubleheader.


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