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UFC 255 salaries: How much did champions Valentina Shevchenko and Deiveson Figueiredo get from their wins?

Deiveson Figueiredo is the current UFC Flyweight champion
Deiveson Figueiredo of Brazil submits Alex Perez in their flyweight championship bout during the UFC 255 event at UFC APEX on November 21, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

UFC 255 had two title fights on the cards and here are the salaries for all those involved in the event

Valentina Shevchenko and Deiveson Figueiredo put their titles on the line at UFC 255 and both came out unscathed.

The pair put on different performances with Figueiredo making light work of Alex Perez in the main event. The Brazilian needed just a couple of minutes to submit Perez thanks to a guillotine choke.

Valentina Shevchenko defeated Jennifer Maia at UFC 255
Valentina Shevchenko of Kyrgyzstan punches Jennifer Maia of Brazil in their women’s flyweight championship bout during the UFC 255 event at UFC APEX on November 21, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Shevchenko, for her part, was taken all the way to five rounds by Jennifer Maia. However, The Bullet dominated her Brazilian rival after the first round.

Shevchenko and Figueiredo weren’t the only big names on show with several stars picking up huge wins and performances.

The UFC also hands out bonuses for Fight of the Night and Performance of the Night, and some of the stars made six figures thanks to their wins.

UFC stars are paid per fight and there are many bonuses involved in their final pay. They don’t make a monthly salary and here are the details from UFC 255.

Antonina Shevchenko defeated Ariane Lipski
Antonina Shevchenko of Kyrgyzstan celebrates her TKO victory over Ariane Lipski of Brazil in their women’s flyweight bout during the UFC 255 event at UFC APEX on November 21, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Please note: These are based on the contracts and previous pay outs for UFC stars and haven’t been confirmed by the UFC yet.

UFC 255 salaries and pay outs

The UFC 255 card was split into three cards with the early prelim one featuring three fights.

Alan Jouban ($110,000) beat Jared Gooden ($13,500)

Kyle Daukaus ($27,500) beat Dustin Stoltzfus ($13,500)

Sasha Palatnikov ($73,500) beat Louis Cosce ($63,500)

Prelim card

Brandon Moreno ($75,000) beat Brandon Royval ($23,500)

Joaquin Buckley ($77,500) beat Jordan Wright ($15,500)

Brandon Royval dislocated his shoulder in the loss to Brandon Moreno
Brandon Royval kicks Brandon Moreno of Mexico in their flyweight bout during the UFC 255 event at UFC APEX on November 21, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Antonina Shevchenko ($124,000) beat Ariane Lipski ($26,000)

Nicolas Dalby ($29,000) beat Daniel Rodriguez ($24,000)

Main card

Deiveson Figueiredo ($310,000) beat Alex Perez ($130,000)

Valentina Shevchenko ($280,000) beat Jennifer Maia ($130,000)

Tim Means ($154,000) beat Mike Perry ($73,000)

Tim Means got a great win at UFC 255
Tim Means punches Mike Perry in their welterweight bout during the UFC 255 event at UFC APEX on November 21, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Katlyn Chookagian ($140,000) beat Cynthia Calvillo ($65,000)

Paul Craig ($94,000) beat Maurício Rua ($225,000)

UFC 255 bonuses

The following fighters earned $50,000 as bonuses each. Sasha Palatnikov and Louis Cosce picked up the Fight of the Night bonus.

Antonina Shevchenko and Joaquin Buckley for $50,000 each for the Performance of the night.

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