That is because the undisputed lightweight champion and Magomed Ankalaev both walked away with $50,000 for Performance Of The Night. Bantamweights Casey Kenney and Nathaniel Wood walked away with $50,000 each for Fight Of The Night after their three-round war on the preliminary card.
The UFC handed a total of $200,000 in disclosed bonuses for UFC 254, which is the norm for the majority of the UFC cards.
UFC will next return to the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada for UFC Vegas 12. The card is headlined by former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva’s retirement bout against Uriah Hall. Fans and fighters can expect to see another $200,000 in bonuses handed out when the Octagon action concludes.