The UFC handed out 4 post-fight bonuses after Saturday’s card, together with a record-setting major occasion.
After UFC on ESPN 46, 4 fighters picked up an additional $50,000 for his or her performances in Las Vegas. Try the winners beneath.
‘Efficiency of the Night time’: Alessandro Costa
Alessandro Costa picked up his first UFC win Saturday, and did so in spectacular trend towards Jimmy Flick. After sticking to a gameplan of attacking the legs early, the injury amassed led to the battle going to the bottom within the second spherical, the place Costa unloaded strikes for the TKO end. The additional $50,000 from a Efficiency of the Night time bonus is only a cherry on prime of Costa’s first win below the UFC banner.
‘Efficiency of the Night time’: Manuel Torres
Manuel Torres made an announcement on the UFC Apex with a formidable knockout of Nikolas Motta. The strike that led to the end was a beautifully-timed step-in left elbow that floored Motta within the first spherical. The consequence was his fifth-straight first-round end. Throughout his post-fight interview, he stated he needed to develop into the primary Mexican fighter to win back-to-back bonuses, and his want was granted. Torres is 2-0 within the UFC, and pocketed a Efficiency of the Night time bonus in each appearances.
‘Struggle of the Night time’: Jared Cannonier vs. Marvin Vettori
Jared Cannonier positioned his title within the historical past books on Saturday night in the principle occasion towards Marvin Vettori. After 25 minutes of heavy-handed, fast-paced motion, Cannonier walked away with the victory and the brand new document holder of most vital strikes landed in a single UFC middleweight bout. Whereas Cannonier landed at will, Vettori fired again and had his moments as properly, making for an thrilling five-round bout. For his or her efforts, they each take residence an additional $50,000.
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