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Money rain. UFC handed out record number of post-tournament bonuses

UFC President Dana White has decided to thank nine fighters at once with bonuses for their performance at UFC Fight Night 204 in London. And this happened despite the fact that the event was not numbered, the correspondent of reports.

Usually, in the UFC, four fighters receive bonuses in the amount of 50 thousand dollars (25.4 million tenge. - Ed.). These are two fighters who gave the best fight of the tournament, as well as two more athletes from among the winners who showed the brightest performances.

But this time, White decided to give away nine bonuses at once, all for "Best Performance of the Night." It was received by English fighters Tom Aspinall (submission in the first round), Arnold Allen (knockout in the first round), Paddy Pimblett (submission in the first round), Molly McCann (knockout in the third round) and Muhammad Mokaev (submission in the first round).

The Spanish fighter Iliya Topuria (knockout in the second round), Finnish athlete Makvan Amirkhani (submission in the first round), Russian Sergey Pavlovich (knockout in the first round) and Scotsman Paul Craig (submission in the first round) also received a pleasant encouragement.

Thus, the total bonus check came out to 450 thousand dollars. It was the first European UFC event since 2019.

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Money rain. UFC handed out record number of post-tournament bonuses