Sometimes a man has to stand up against the tide. Today, that standing man is me.
In February, the UFC community was shaken to its core when the promotion changed its post-fight bonus structure. Only Fight of the Night would remain the same. Knockout of the Night and Submission of the Night? They were gone. Vapor on the wind, man.
In their place? Something called Performance of the Night.
These were dark times for the community. Or maybe no one cared. Or maybe people liked the change. But I'm trying to build a narrative here, so yes, dark times.
But we're going to find the light again, aren't we? We're going to find it right now, with this Bleacher Report slideshow. Contained in these pages are the OGs of the bonus structure: knockout, submission and fight. Just as it has always been. Just as nature intended.
As you may recall, in this space, these bonuses are awarded for the entire month. And there's no money per se. The bonus is the slide where your name is mentioned. So it's more of a social currency than a financial one. There might also be some other bonus categories as well, which I simply made up on my own. Please enjoy.