Dana White confirms post-Fight bonus winners set to receive $300,000 checks at UFC 300: ‘It’s done’

Dana White confirms post-fight bonus winners will receive $300,000 checks at UFC 300 It's done

Following a request for a massive increase in post-fight bonus pursues for Performance of the Night – or Fight of the Night honors at UFC 300 this weekend from former interim champion, Justin Gaethje – promotional CEO, Dana White has confirmed victors will receive $300,000 checks, opposed to a standard $50,000 payday.

Set to return to tentpole status this weekend, the organization host a massive UFC 300 card, featuring a pair of undisputed championship fight clashes, as well as a symbolic title showdown – featuring the above-mentioned, Gaethje.

Justin Gaethje UFC 300 Zuffa LLC
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Taking main event honors: an undisputed light heavyweight championship fight between Alex Pereira and the returning former champion, Jamahal Hill – with the victor emerging with the 205lbs championship in tow.

Alex Pereira UFC 300 Zuffa LLC
Mandatory Credit: Jeff Bottari – Zuffa LLC

Making history in the co-main event: the first-ever all-Chinese undisputed championship fight inside the Octagon – with undisputed strawweight queen, Zhang Weili returning to defend her title against compatriot contender, Yan Xiaonan.

Zhang Weili UFC 300 Zuffa LLC
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And making his comeback in attempt of his first defense of the symbolic BMF crown, Gaethje welcomes former featherweight champion, Max Holloway back to action – in the Hawiian’s sophomore outing at the lightweight class.

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Ahead of fight night, earlier this month, Gaethje – who predicted a “violent” doctor’s stoppage TKO win over Holloway, urged the promotion to increase the usual post-fight bonus checks from a standard $50,000 – to a sum of $300,000 – in honor of the card.

Dana White confirms $300,000 bonus checks on the line at UFC 300

Upon questioning from MMA Junkie reporter, Mike Bohn at tonight’s pre-fight press conference at the MGM Grand, White confirmed post-fight bonus victors – of Performance of the Night honors, and Fight of the Night honors, would receive a massive $300,000 check. 

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