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MMA Squared: Performance bonuses have got to go

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No matter how well you perform in the Octagon, you better hope someone more famous doesn’t have a good night too.

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The UFC’s Performance of the Night bonus is outdated. No matter how great your knockout, there’s no assurance it will be rewarded even if the company thinks it’s good enough to use as promo material, as Josh Emmett learned this weekend.

A pay structure where fighters have a guaranteed purse and a finish bonus would be a vast improvement from the arbitrary whims of... wait, who decides these again?

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Take care of yourself and I’ll talk to you tomorrow. Chris.