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UFC, Crypto.com Reveal New Bonus System For Fighters Who Will Be Paid In Bitcoin Primarily based On Fan Votes


By Alan Snel of LVSportsBiz.com

Las Vegas-based UFC and Crypto.com, which is the Official Cryptocurrency Platform Partner of the MMA promoter, have created a brand new battle night time bonus system the place UFC fighters shall be paid in bitcoin (BTC).

For instance, the brand new Fan Bonus of the Night will function three bitcoin bonuses that shall be awarded to the highest three fighters showing on every UFC Pay-Per-View as determined by followers voting from all around the world.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MARCH 05: (L-R) Rafael Dos Anjos of Brazil takes down Renato Moicano of Brazil of their 160-pound catchweight battle throughout the UFC 272 occasion on March 05, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

The bitcoin payouts will vary from US$30,000 for first place, US$20,000 for second place, and US$10,000 for third place. The bonuses shall be paid in bitcoin (BTC) based mostly on the trade price in U.S. {dollars}.

This “Fan Bonus of the Night” shall be along with the standard Fight of the Night and Performance bonuses awarded to UFC athletes by UFC President Dana White following every UFC occasion.

Dana White

The program begins Saturday. Fan Bonus of the Night shall be launched at UFC 273: VOLKANOVSKI vs THE KOREAN ZOMBIE at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida.

“Crypto.com has been an official UFC partner for less than a year, and I’m telling you they are already one of the best partners we’ve ever had,” White stated. “They’re constantly coming up with new ideas about how we can work together to connect with the fans.  This new Fan Bonus of the Night is an awesome way to get fans more engaged in our events while rewarding the fighters for bad-ass performances.”

Crypto.com equipped this assertion. “Central to our partnership with UFC is creating the most unique and compelling ways for fans to connect with the sport and their favorite athletes,” stated Steven Kalifowitz, Crypto.com chief advertising officer. “We are thrilled for this next step in our partnership with UFC and excited to build even more innovative and engaging experiences as our partnership continues.”




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