Salary Report: Cyborg Earns 5-Times More in Defeat Than Latest Kickboxing Opponent
Cris Cyborg may have lost her recent Muay Thai match last Friday night in Vegas, but she’s laughing all the way to the bank.
The former Strikeforce champ and current Invicta FC champion, earned a whopping $25,000.00 for her five-round decision loss to Jorina Baars.
Baars earned $5,000.00.
Salary figures come from the Nevada State Athletic Commission who are required to disclose fighter pay by law.
The full disclosed payroll for Friday’s Lion fights event is as follows:
Gregory Choplin ($6,000) def. Marco Pique ($5,000)
Jorina Baars ($5,000) def. Cris Cyborg ($25,000)
Shane Oblonsky ($2,500) def. Malaipet ($6,500)
Eddie Abasolo ($1,000) def. Jonathon Wyderko ($1,000)
Victor Saravia ($700) def. Anthony Castrejon ($2,000)
Gaston Bolanos ($700) def. Brian Del Rosario ($700)