UFC Bonuses Help Take The Fight Away From The Judges

The state of judging and refereeing in mixed martial arts is the hot topic of the day. If fans and fighters aren’t railing on referees for making the wrong call, it seems they’re questioning just what the heck the judges were watching when they scored this fight or that.

How to make the quickest change? Don’t leave it in the hands of the judges.

At the UFC 123 prefight press conference on Wednesday, UFC president Dana White and former light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson talked about the UFC’s bonus system that motivates fighters to do just that, keep the fight out of the judges’ hands.