At 29 years old and seven years into his UFC career, Joe Lauzon is tied for the most 'of the night' bonuses with Anderson Silva. Lauzon aims to break that record at next weekend's UFC on FOX Sports 1 and Boston and then petition to rename the award:
"This is my opportunity, so I'm going to get a bonus, then petition to get it changed to the 'Joe Lauzon bonus,'" the UFC lightweight joked in an interview with MMAjunkie.com Radio.
It would be even better if the UFC then eliminated the $50,000 fight-night bonuses, so he could cement his place in the promotion's history.
"I'll tell (UFC President) Dana (White) I changed my stance on fighter pay, and that we need to do away with bonuses, so I could remain the all-time leader," Lauzon said.
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