Four fighters would take home extra cash following UFC 170 as UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, Rory MacDonald, Demian Maia, and Stephen Thompson all took home $50,000. UFC president Dana White reported the bonuses at the UFC 170 Post-Fight Press Conference.
MacDonald and Maia would pick up “Fight of the Night” for their main card battle that saw MacDonald bounce back for the win. The bonuses mark MacDonald’s second and Maia’s sixth in the UFC.
Rousey and Thompson picked up performance bonuses for their respective TKO victories on the UFC 170 main card. The bonus is Rousey’s third and Thompson’s second.