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Andre Lima’s post-fight tattoo made him an additional $25k from UFC CEO Dana White

UFC Vegas 89 winner Andre Lima got more than he anticipated on battle night, however he maximized it.

Lima handled Igor Severino inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada this previous Saturday night. In round 2, time had actually been called as Lima was grumbling about a bite from his challenger. The referee waved off the bout. Initially, the UFC commentary group felt a caution would’ve been better, once Lima displayed the bite mark it was clear that Igor’s actions were deliberate.

Andre Lima gets the win over Igor Severino due to a DQ from Severino, who bit Lima’s arm #UFCVegas 89 pic.twitter.com/NQTJuSh9G3

— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) March 23, 2024

While Severino’s actions cost him the battle and his area on the UFC lineup, Lima squandered by having some enjoyable in the consequences.

RELATED: DANA WHITE CONFIRMS IGOR SEVERINO WILL BE CUT FOR BITING ANDRÉ LIMA AT UFC VEGAS 89: “HE’S GOING TO HAVE REAL PROBLEMS”

Andre Lima Cashes Out Following Bite Mark Tattoo

UFC CEO Dana White at first provided Lima a $25,000 perk for suffering the bite. Andre’s choice to get a tattoo rapidly after the battle to commemorate the bonus offer has actually made him an extra $25k.

50k pic.twitter.com/MtZvAo7AIs

— Andre “Mascote” lima (@Andremascote) March 24, 2024

In a text sent out to Kevin Iole, Dana exposed that Igor Severino was being launched from the UFC due to his actions. He likewise stated there will be consequences for Igor beyond the UFC that might make things rather challenging for his professional MMA profession progressing.

“Those were 2 up-and-coming unbeaten fighters,” White stated in a text. “If you get annoyed and desire out of the battle, there are lots of methods to do it, however the worst thing u can do is bite your challenger. Now, you get cut and lose the most significant chance of your life. Not to point out, he’s going to have genuine issues with the NSAC.”

What occurs with Igor moving forward will be fascinating to view, however it’s Andre Lima who gets to move on inside the Octagon.

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