Official UFC 268 post fight bonuses have been announced, with 4 fighters ending fight week with an additional $50,000 in their bank accounts.
Justin Gaethje vs Michael Chandler earns Fight of the Night bonus
Result: Justin Gaethje DEF. Michael Chandler by decision in round 3
UFC officials announced that Gaethje and Chandler would be taking home an extra 50k bonus for their part in the back and forth 155lbs Bout which ended in a decision.
Gaethje came in as the moderate favorite. A $215 bet on Gaethje would have netted $100.
Marlon Vera gets Performance of the Night Bonus for Knockout of Frankie Edgar
Result: Marlon Vera DEF. Frankie Edgar by knockout in round 3
Marlon Vera’s fight purse got a 50k boost after he was given Performance of the Night honors for his front-kick knockout of Frankie Edgar. Vera needed to go to the third round to finish Edgar, and got the highlight reel knockout of Frankie Edgar at 3:50 in round 3.
Vera came into as the slight favorite. A $145 bet on Vera would have netted $100.
Alex Pereira gets Performance of the Night Bonus for Highlight Reel Knockout of Andreas Michailidis
Result: Alex Pereira DEF. Andreas Michailidis by knockout in round 2
Pereira also goes home with an extra 50k in the bank. He only needed 2 rounds to finish Michailidis. Pereira got the flying knee knockout of Michailidis at 0:18 in round 2.
Pereira came in to the fight as the moderate favorite. A $265 bet on Pereira would have netted $100.
Bobby Green gets Performance of the Night bonus for Knockout of Al Iaquinta
Result: Bobby Green DEF. Al Iaquinta by knockout in round 1
Green also goes home with an extra 50k in the bank. He made quick work of Iaquinta, finishing the fight in the very first round.
Green came in as the slight favorite and finished Iaquinta at 2:25 of round 1. A $185 bet on Green would have netted $100.
Chris Barnett gets Performance of the Night Bonus for Highlight Reel Knockout of Gian Villante
Result: Chris Barnett DEF. Gian Villante by knockout in round 2
Barnett also goes home with an extra 50k in the bank. He only needed 2 rounds to finish Gian Villante, getting the highlight reel wheel kick knockout of Gian Villante at 2:23 in round 2.
Barnett pulled off a betting upset, coming in as a slight +115 underdog. A $100 bet on Barnett would have netted $115.