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UFC 273 Fan Bonus of the Night: Khamzat Chimaev, Alexander Volkanovski, Petr Yan

As part of their partnership with Crypto.com, UFC PPVs will now be having an additional $60,000 in bonuses that are payable in Bitcoin can the Fan Bonus of the Night. UFC 273 was the first PPV to implement this extra $60,000 in UFC bonuses.

Fans vote on who they believe deserves the UFC bonuses, which are split up between first ($30,000), second ($20,000) and third ($10,000) in the voting. For the first-ever UFC Fan Bonus of the Night winners, we have Khamzat Chimaev, Alexander Volkanovski and Petr Yan.

UFC 273 Fan Bonus of the Night: Khamzat Chimaev, Alexander Volkanovski, Petr Yan

It’s unfortunate neither woman from the Mackenzie Dern vs Tecia Torres fight got one of these bonuses, but we knew these three fighters were the obvious fan favorites from UFC 273. All eyes were on Chimaev entering the night. Volkanovski put together the most dominating performance of the night, and Petr Yan lost to Aljamain Sterling, but many thought he deserved to win the fight by decision.

These three fighters will walk away with a bonus of $30,000, $20,000 and $10,000, respectively, in Bitcoin. Of course, there were other UFC 273 bonuses.

UFC Payouts: How Much Did Khamzat Chimaev Make From UFC 273 Fan Bonus of the Night
Credit: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

UFC 273 Bonuses

Much like other events, UFC bonuses of $50,000 are given out. Both fighters in the Fight of the Night get a greater UFC payout, as do two fighters that get a Performance of the Night bonus.

Fight of the Night: Gilbert Burns vs Khamzat Chimaev

If you watched UFC 273, you know Gilbert Burns vs Khamzat Chimaev was the Fight of the Night. All week long, the buzz for this PPV was surrounding this fight. Not only did it meet expectations, it exceeded every expectation by all accounts.

Chimaev had barely been touched in the octagon. This fight proved he is human. Both fighters had momentum at different times in this fight and there were moments when each man looked like they were about to end the fight. Against all odds, the fight went the distance, Chimaev proved he can overcome adversity and Burns proved he is one of the best fighters in the UFC. All of this culminated into a Fight of the Year candidate.

UFC 273 Performance Bonuses: Alexander Volkanovski and Aleksei Oleinik

Alexander Volkanovski ended the evening defending his title against The Korean Zombie. In all honesty, this fight looked like a mismatch from the start. Volkanovski has done some amazing things in the UFC. But his 21st straight win during UFC 273 looked to be his most impressive performance to date.

On a night where there weren’t many finishes, Aleksei Oleinik got an impressive first-round win by submission against Jared Vanderaa. The 44-year-old heavyweight lived up to his nickname of “The Boa Constrictor,” locking in a neck crank and finishing the fight early.

Fan Bonus of the Night: Khamzat Chimaev, Alexander Volkanovski, Petr Yan

As part of their partnership with Crypto.com, UFC PPVs will now be having an additional $60,000 in bonuses that are payable in Bitcoin. Fans vote on who they believe deserves the bonuses, which are split up between first ($30,000), second ($20,000) and third ($10,000) in the voting.

It’s unfortunate neither woman from the Mackenzie Dern vs Tecia Torres fight got one of these bonuses, but we knew these three fighters were the obvious fan favorites from UFC 273. All eyes were on Chimaev entering the night. Volkanovski put together the most dominating performance of the night, and Petr Yan lost to Aljamain Sterling, but many thought he deserved to win the fight by decision.


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