Dana White Says “Shit” and Agrees to Hand Out 2 Fight of the Night Bonuses at UFC 303

Dana White wasn’t sure which of the UFC 303 matchups might end up stealing the show on Saturday night, so as a result, he’ll be handing out two Fight of the Night bonuses.

The UFC CEO decided to pay an additional $100,000 ($50,000 to each fighter) after being asked about the potential difficulty he faced in picking just one standout fight on the card that closes the International Fight Week 2024. As a result, White has promised to hand out two Fight of the Night bonuses, which only ups the ante for athletes competing on the card.

“Yeah, whatever, I’ll do it,” White said, to the approval of a cheering Las Vegas crowd.

UFC featherweight Brian Ortega tried to get even more money out of White when he suggested $303,000 in bonuses — a reference to White’s choice to hand out a historic $300,000 bonus at UFC 300 in April.

But White’s charity went no further.

“Not $303,000, but two bonuses,” White said with a laugh.

On the main card alone, the 10 fighters competing at UFC 303 combined for 11 Fight of the Night bonuses, with Ortega topping the list with five for his UFC career. Every fighter on the main card earned at least one performance bonus outside of Michael Page, who has only had one UFC fight after spending most of his career in Bellator.

With the additional Fight of the Night bonus awarded, the main card and preliminary fighters definitely have something to win on Saturday night.

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