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Khamzat Chimaev just bagged another $10k for beating Gilbert Burns at UFC 273

UFC 273: Burns v Chimaev Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

To the victor belong the spoils.

Undefeated welterweight sensation Khamzat Chimaev captured a close decision victory over Gilbert Burns at the UFC 273 pay-per-view (PPV) event last weekend in Jacksonville, Fla., where he bagged his “show” and “win” purse, a $50,000 “Fight of the Night” bonus, and a $30,000 Crypto cash out.

In addition, the Marshall Inu fighter support community also awarded “Borz” an extra $10,000 for his UFC 273 performance. Burns, however, took home the top prize from that fan vote, collecting $40,000 in defeat. Fellow main card fighter Mark Madsen also banked a cool $20,000 for defeating Vinc Pinchel.

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Chimaev, who improved to 11-0 with 10 finishes, is expected to be paired off with No. 1-ranked welterweight contender Colby Covington for an ABC headliner later this year. A victory over “Chaos” would undoubtedly send “Borz” into a 170-pound title fight against the winner of Kamaru Usman vs. Leon Edwards, who run it back for “The Nigerian Nightmare’s” strap this summer.

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