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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.

(Updated following UFC 297 on Jan. 20.)

Winners, alphabetically (running total)

  • Ankalaev, Magomed (UFC Fight Night 234)

  • Du Plessis, Dricus (UFC 297)

  • Ferreira, Bruno (UFC Fight Night 234)

  • Jasudavicius, Jasmine (UFC 297)

  • McGhee, Marcus (UFC Fight Night 234)

  • Miller, Jim (UFC Fight Night 234)

  • Robertson, Gillian (UFC 297)

  • Strickland, Sean (UFC 297)

2024 Bonuses total payout (running total)

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JANUARY 13: (R-L) Marcus McGhee punches Gaston Bolanos of Peru in a bantamweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on January 13, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JANUARY 13: (R-L) Marcus McGhee punches Gaston Bolanos of Peru in a bantamweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on January 13, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

$400,000: Eight bonuses through two events (six performance bonuses, one Fight of the Night)

Main card winners vs. Prelims (running total)

Jan 20, 2024; Toronto, Canada, USA; Jasmine Jasudavicius (red glove) celebrates defeating Pricila Cachoeira (blue gloves) during UFC 297 at ScotiaBank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 20, 2024; Toronto, Canada, USA; Jasmine Jasudavicius (red glove) celebrates defeating Pricila Cachoeira (blue gloves) during UFC 297 at ScotiaBank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports
  • Main card: 5

  • Preliminary card: 3

Performance of the Night knockout/TKO winners

Jan 20, 2024; Toronto, Canada, USA; Gillian Robertson (red glove) fights Polyana Viana (blue gloves) during UFC 297 at ScotiaBank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 20, 2024; Toronto, Canada, USA; Gillian Robertson (red glove) fights Polyana Viana (blue gloves) during UFC 297 at ScotiaBank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Performance of the Night submission winners

Jan 20, 2024; Toronto, Canada, USA; Jasmine Jasudavicius (red glove) fights Pricila Cachoeira (blue gloves) during UFC 297 at ScotiaBank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 20, 2024; Toronto, Canada, USA; Jasmine Jasudavicius (red glove) fights Pricila Cachoeira (blue gloves) during UFC 297 at ScotiaBank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Fight of the Night bonus winners

Jan 20, 2024; Toronto, Canada, USA; Sean Strickland (red glove) fights Dricus Du Plessis (blue gloves) during UFC 297 at ScotiaBank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 20, 2024; Toronto, Canada, USA; Sean Strickland (red glove) fights Dricus Du Plessis (blue gloves) during UFC 297 at ScotiaBank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Stoppage wins passed up for other winners, instead

Jan 20, 2024; Toronto, Canada, USA; Neil Magny (red glove) fights Mike Malott (blue gloves) during UFC 297 at ScotiaBank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 20, 2024; Toronto, Canada, USA; Neil Magny (red glove) fights Mike Malott (blue gloves) during UFC 297 at ScotiaBank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Fastest bonus-winning finishes of 2024

2024 bonus winners’ career totals

Jim Miller def. Gabriel Benitez, UFC Fight Night 234
Jim Miller def. Gabriel Benitez, UFC Fight Night 234
  • Ankalaev, Magomed: 4

  • Du Plessis, Dricus: 4

  • Ferreira, Bruno: 1

  • Jasudavicius, Jasmine: 1

  • McGhee, Marcus: 3

  • Miller, Jim: 15 (tied for fourth all time)

  • Robertson, Gillian: 2

  • Strickland, Sean: 4

Story originally appeared on MMA Junkie