FIGHTERS TO RECEIVE BITCOIN FOR AGAIN “FAN BONUS OF THE EVENING”
Fan voting will determine the top three fighters in Every UFC Pay-Per-View
Bitcoin bonuses include $30,000 for first place, $20,000 for second place, and $10,000 for third place
SINGAPORE and LA VEGAS, April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, and Crypto.com, the world’s fastest growing cryptocurrency platform, and the Official UFC Cryptocurrency Platform Partner, today announced new Fight Night bonuses for UFC athletes that will be paid out in bitcoin (BTC).
New Fan bonus of the evening will include three bitcoin bonuses that will be awarded to the top three fighters appearing on each UFC Pay-Per-View, as decided by voting fans around the world. Bitcoin payments will go from we$30,000 for first place, $20,000 for second place, and $10,000 for third place. Bonuses will be paid out in bitcoin (BTC) based on the US dollar exchange rate.
the Fan bonus of the evening will be in addition to the traditional Fight of the Night and Performance bonuses awarded to UFC athletes by the UFC President Dana White after every UFC event.
the Fan bonus of the evening will be presented to UFC® 273: VOLKANOVSKI vs. THE KOREAN ZOMBIEwhich will take place saturday april 9 at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida.
“Crypto.com has been an official partner of the UFC for less than a year, and I tell you they are already one of the best partners we’ve ever had,” the UFC president said. Dana White. “They are constantly coming up with new ideas on how we can work together to connect with fans. This new Fan Bonus of the Night is a great way to get fans more involved in our events while rewarding fighters for their bad-ass performances. .”
“Central to our partnership with the UFC is creating the most unique and compelling ways for fans to connect with the sport and their favorite athletes,” said Steven Kalifowitz, chief marketing officer of Crypto.com. “We are excited about this next step in our partnership with the UFC and excited to create even more innovative and engaging experiences as our partnership continues.”
At each UFC Pay-Per-View, voting for the Fan Bonus of the Night will take place on Crypto.com/FanBonus and will be open to all users worldwide. Each fan will receive three votes per Pay-Per-View and can vote for two fighters in each fight. Voting will open when the pay-per-view preliminaries begin and close one hour after the event ends.
The Fan Bonus of the Night is another innovative collaboration under the groundbreaking partnership between UFC and Crypto.com. Last July, Crypto.com was named The very first UFC Worlds Official Battle Kit Partner. Last November, the UFC and Crypto.com further expanded the partnership to include a multi-year licensing agreement for an exclusive NFT UFC series in which UFC athletes will receive fifty percent of UFC revenue from NFT sales. .
This initiative is the latest campaign in Crypto.com’s portfolio of world-class partnerships, including the recently announced Crypto.com Formula 1® Grand Prix in Miami, in addition to partnerships with the Australian Football League, philadelphia cream 76ers, European soccer powerhouse Paris Saint-Germain and historic Crypto.com Arena at Los Angeles.
About the UFC®
The UFC® is the world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, with over 625 million fans and 187 million social media followers. The organization produces more than 40 live events a year in some of the world’s most prestigious arenas, while broadcasting to nearly 900 million TV households in more than 170 countries. The UFC athlete roster includes the world’s top MMA athletes representing over 75 countries. The organization’s digital offerings include UFC FIGHT PASS®, one of the world’s leading combat sports streaming services. UFC is owned by global sports and entertainment company Endeavour, and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow the UFC on Facebook.com/UFC, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and TikTok: @UFC.
Founded in 2016, Crypto.com serves over 10 million customers with the fastest growing cryptocurrency platform in the world. Crypto.com is built on a foundation of security, privacy and compliance and is the first cryptocurrency company in the world to have ISO/IEC 27701:2019, ISO22301:2019, ISO27001:2013 and PCI:DSS 3.2.1 Level 1 compliance and independently assessed at Level 4, the highest level for NIST’s cybersecurity and privacy frameworks, as well as Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 compliance.
With over 4,000 people in offices across the Americas, Europe and Asia, Crypto.com is accelerating the global transition to cryptocurrency. Learn more: https://crypto.com
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