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UFC heavyweight Tanner Boser despatched a message to the UFC after being snubbed of a Efficiency of the Evening bonus at UFC on ESPN 12.

Boser scored a formidable first-round KO over former PFL heavyweight champion Philipe Lins on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN 12. It was the primary knockout win for the Canadian Boser within the UFC, and the win improved his report contained in the Octagon to 2-1 as he seems to be to proceed to maneuver upwards and onwards within the UFC heavyweight division.

After knocking out Lins, Boser used his post-fight interview with UFC commentator Jon Anik to name for a $50,000 bonus for “Efficiency of the Evening.” It appeared like he was on monitor to win a bonus all night time lengthy, however on the finish of the night time, the UFC selected to reward girls’s strawweight Kay Hansen and light-weight Julian Erosa with the bonuses for “Efficiency of the Evening” as an alternative. Headliners Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker, in fact, received “Battle of the Evening,” which means Boser went dwelling empty-handed regardless of the sunning KO win over Lins.

Following the occasion, Boser took to social media, the place he expressed how stunned he was in not receiving a bonus award for his spectacular efficiency. Take a look at Boser’s Twitter.

No efficiency of the night time bonus for me huh? No downside. I anxiously await my tip. Thanks prematurely. @UFC_CA @ufc . #YoureWelcome #CompanyMan #SavedYouSoMuchMoney

Boser made the joke that as a result of he knocked out Lins, who’s on an even bigger contract than him, that he deserves a tip for the UFC not having to pay out Lins his win bonus. However, the UFC determined to go a special route for the bonus awards, leaving Boser with no well-deserved bonus. It was simply a kind of nights the place there have been so many standout performances that somebody was sure to go dwelling upset.

As for what’s subsequent for Boser, the Canuck stated that he’s thinking about a matchup in opposition to Maurice Greene, who tapped out Gian Villante with an arm-triangle choke on the principle card. Boser and Greene allegedly had a run-in on the fighter resort throughout combat week so there may be clearly some dangerous blood right here between the 2 heavyweight sluggers. Primarily based on the place each males stand within the division, a combat between Boser and Greene would definitely make plenty of sense for the UFC to ebook subsequent.

Do you suppose Tanner Boser deserved to win a $50,000 bonus award?