UFC 264 Fight Purse: Fighters to Receive $75,000 Fight Bonus on the Conor McGregor Card

Published 07/10/2021, 7:23 AM EDT


UFC 264 is almost upon us as UFC fans await the highly anticipated trilogy fight between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. Ahead of this intriguing event, fans have received interesting news regarding UFC post-fight bonuses.

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UFC post-fight bonuses are usually three separate cash bonuses awarded to four fighters after each UFC event. UFC management decides who gets the award after the event. Every UFC fighter is eligible to receive these fight bonuses depending on their performance.

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The three categories of fight bonuses are the ‘Performance of the Night’, ‘Knockout/Submission of the Night’, and ‘Fight of the Night’. When there are no knockouts or submissions, you can expect lesser bonus awards than usual. The bonus amount is usually $50,000. 

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Recently, the rising UFC superstar Sean O’Malley tweeted, revealing exciting news regarding the UFC 264 post-fight bonus. O’Malley wrote – “75k bonuses tomorrow night. Thanks.”

It means that the UFC 264 post-fight bonus has been increased to $75,000 from the usual $50,000. The hype train for this intriguing trilogy fight between McGregor and Poirier could be the main reason behind the UFC’s decision to increase the post-fight bonus amount.

This event may go down as the biggest UFC PPV of this year. It has the potential to break UFC PPV records. Moreover, a McGregor fight card typically means more revenue from various sources for the UFC.

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Which other event had a $75,000 post-fight bonus?

The most recent UFC event to have a $75,000 post-fight bonus was UFC 262. Following a request from Tony Ferguson at the UFC 262 press conference, UFC President Dana White increased the bonuses for UFC 262 as well.

UFC 264 main fight card

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The following is the list of intriguing matchups on the UFC 264 main fight card.

Who do you think will claim the $75,000 post-fight bonuses at UFC 264?

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Arman Khan is a UFC author for EssentiallySports. He began following combat sports when Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor competed in 'The Money Fight' in 2017. 'The Notorious' attracted Arman to the UFC and he became an ardent fan of professional fighting as he could draw parallels with the action from his combat sports experience and break down techniques such as striking and striking defense lucidly for the casual fans.

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