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Dana White Obliges Tony Ferguson to Raise Bonus Money – MMA Sports

Houston-Texas is all big, including the UFC Fight Night Bonus.

UFC President Dana White heard Tony FergusonAt the request of, we have decided to increase the UFC262 bonus from the usual $ 50,000 to $ 75,000. The promotion officer confirmed with MMA Junkie on Friday. combat He was the first person to report a change.

“We were here for a performance bonus meeting (the last time we fought in Houston),” Ferguson told White at a pre-match press conference Thursday. “(Travis Browne) said,” Everything is big in Texas, Dana, right? “Well, do you remember? He said, “How about a bigger bonus?” So I’m going to ask you, Dana. Since I’m here like last time, can I get a bigger bonus this time? “

It got an exciting response from the fans in attendance and clearly resonated with the UFC boss.

A 50% increase is a one-time transaction. After UFC 262, the bonus will return to the regular $ 50,000 for “Performance of the Night” and “Fight of the Night”.

UFC262 will be held at Toyota Center on Saturday. The main card will be streamed on ESPN + pay-per-view after prelimining on ESPN / ESPN +.

Check out the lineup below to see which fighters have the chance to win bonuses at tomorrow’s events.

Main card (pay-per-view, 10 pm (Eastern Standard Time))

  • Charles Oliveira vs. Michael Chandler – Free Lightweight Title
  • Benil Darish vs. Tony Ferguson
  • Rogerio Bontorin vs. Matthew Christopher
  • Bibiani Araujo vs. Caitlin Chokagian
  • Edson Barboza vs. Shane Burgos

Spare card (ESPN, 8:00 pm ET)

  • Andre Muniz vs. Ronaldo Souza
  • Mike Grundy vs. Lando Vannata
  • Jamie Pickett vs. Jordan Wright
  • Andrea Lee vs. Antonina Shevchenko

Preliminary Card (ESPN +, 5:30 pm EST)

  • Priscilla Cachoeira vs. Gina Mazzany
  • Kevin Aguilar vs. Tucker Lutz
  • Christos Giagos vs. Sean Soriano


– MMA Sports

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