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Matt Erickson

UFC 2024 post-fight bonus winners: Inside the numbers

The UFC handed out more than $9 million in disclosed $50,000 post-fight bonus checks in 2023. What will the totals be this year?

Here’s a running tally of all kinds of interesting UFC bonus-related stats that will update throughout the year after each event.

(Story updated following UFC Fight Night 240 on April 6.)

Winners, alphabetically (running total)

Mar 9, 2024; Miami, Florida, USA; Robelis Despaigne, in Cuban flag, reacts after defeating Josh Parisian, not shown, during UFC 299 at Kayesa Center. Mandatory Credit: Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports
  • Almeida, Cesar (UFC Fight Night 240)
  • Amorim, Jaqueline (UFC Fight Night 239)
  • Ankalaev, Magomed (UFC Fight Night 234)
  • Aslan, Ibo (UFC on ESPN 54)
  • Bahamondes, Ignacio (UFC Fight Night 240)
  • Blaydes, Curtis (UFC 299)
  • Brown, Randy (UFC Fight Night 235)
  • Buzukja, Dennis (UFC on ESPN 54)
  • Charriere, Morgan (UFC Fight Night 240)
  • Chiasson, Macy (UFC Fight Night 239)
  • Della Maddalena, Jack (UFC 299)
  • Dern, Mackenzie (UFC 298)
  • Despaigne, Robelis (UFC 299)
  • Du Plessis, Dricus (UFC 297)
  • Erceg, Stephen (UFC Fight Night 238)
  • Errens, Jarno (UFC on ESPN 53)
  • Ferreira, Bruno (UFC Fight Night 234)
  • Filho, Jafel (UFC Fight Night 239)
  • Guskov, Bogdan (UFC Fight Night 236)
  • Hernandez, Anthony (UFC 298)
  • Ige, Dan (UFC Fight Night 236)
  • Jasudavicius, Jasmine (UFC 297)
  • Johnson, Charles (UFC Fight Night 235)
  • Landwehr, Nate (UFC on ESPN 54)
  • Lemos, Amanda (UFC 298)
  • Lima, Andre (UFC on ESPN 53)
  • Maksum, Azat (UFC Fight Night 235)
  • Mariscal, Chepe (UFC Fight Night 240)
  • McCann, Molly (UFC Fight Night 235)
  • McGhee, Marcus (UFC Fight Night 234)
  • Miller, Jim (UFC Fight Night 234)
  • Mingyang, Zhang (UFC 298)
  • Oliveira, Vinicius (UFC Fight Night 238) – double bonus
  • O’Malley, Sean (UFC 299)
  • Nguyen, Steven (UFC on ESPN 53)
  • Ortega, Brian (UFC Fight Night 237)
  • Padilla, Fernando (UFC on ESPN 53)
  • Pereira, Michel (UFC 299)
  • Poirier, Dustin (UFC 299)
  • Prado, Francisco (UFC Fight Night 237)
  • Prates, Carlos (UFC Fight Night 236)
  • Robertson, Gillian (UFC 297)
  • Saint Denis, Benoit (UFC 299)
  • Sopaj, Bernardo (UFC Fight Night 238)
  • Strickland, Sean (UFC 297)
  • Talbott, Payton (UFC on ESPN 53)
  • Topuria, Ilia (UFC 298)
  • Torres, Manuel (UFC Fight Night 237)
  • Turkalj, Anton (UFC on ESPN 54)
  • Tybura, Marcin (UFC Fight Night 239)
  • Vieira, Rodolfo (UFC Fight Night 236)
  • Zellhuber, Daniel (UFC Fight Night 237)

2024 Bonuses total payout (running total)

Dustin Poirier def. Benoit Saint Denis, UFC 299

$2,650,000: 53 bonuses through 12 events (35 performance bonuses, nine Fights of the Night; one double-bonus winner)

Main card winners vs. Prelims (running total)

Mar 9, 2024; Miami, Florida, USA; Jailton Almeida (blue gloves) fights Curtis Blaydes (red gloves) during UFC 299 at Kayesa Center. Mandatory Credit: Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports
  • Main card: 26
  • Preliminary card: 27

Performance of the Night knockout/TKO winners

Vinicius Oliveira def. Bernardo Sopaj, UFC Fight Night 238

Stoppage wins passed up for other winners, instead

Ludovit Klein def. A.J. Cunningham, UFC Fight Night 238

2024 bonus winners’ career totals

Jim Miller def. Gabriel Benitez, UFC Fight Night 234
  • Almeida, Cesar: 1
  • Amorim, Jaqueline: 1
  • Ankalaev, Magomed: 4
  • Aslan, Ibo: 1
  • Bahamondes, Ignacio: 2
  • Blaydes, Curtis: 4
  • Brown, Randy: 2
  • Buzukja, Dennis: 1
  • Charriere, Morgan: 2
  • Chiasson, Macy: 2
  • Della Maddalena, Jack: 5
  • Dern, Mackenzie: 6
  • Despaigne, Rpbelis: 1
  • Du Plessis, Dricus: 4
  • Erceg, Stephen: 2
  • Errens, Jarno: 1
  • Ferreira, Bruno: 1
  • Filho, Jafel: 1
  • Guskov, Bogdan: 1
  • Hernandez, Anthony: 2
  • Ige, Dan: 4
  • Jasudavicius, Jasmine: 1
  • Johnson, Charles: 1
  • Landwehr, Nate: 4
  • Lemos, Amanda: 3
  • Lima, Andre: 1
  • Maksum, Azat: 1
  • Mariscal, Chepe: 1
  • McCann, Molly: 4
  • McGhee, Marcus: 3
  • Miller, Jim: 15 (tied for fourth all time)
  • Mingyang, Zhang: 1
  • O’Malley, Sean: 9
  • Nguyen, Steven: 1
  • Oliveira, Vinicius: 2
  • Ortega, Brian: 8
  • Padilla, Fernando: 1
  • Pereira, Michel: 6
  • Poirier, Dustin: 14
  • Prado, Francisco: 2
  • Prates, Carlos: 1
  • Robertson, Gillian: 2
  • Saint Denis, Benoit: 4
  • Sopaj, Bernardo: 1
  • Strickland, Sean: 4
  • Talbott, Payton: 1
  • Topuria, Ilia: 3
  • Torres, Manuel: 3
  • Turkalj, Anton: 2
  • Tybura, Marcin: 4
  • Vieira, Rodolfo: 3
  • Zellhuber, Daniel: 2
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