UFCTroops3-Tim-KennedyFor outstanding performances at UFC Fight for the Troops 3, Tim Kennedy, Michael Chiesa, Rustam Khabilov, and Jorge Masvidal took home fight night bonuses on Wednesday night. The fighters took home an additional $50,000 for their efforts during the event, which took place at Fort Campbell Army Base in Fort Campbell, Ky.

For finishing Rafael Natal in the main event, Kennedy earned the Knockout of the Night with a highlight reel finish. The military veteran scored the knockout with punches at 4:40 of the first round.

Nabbing the Submission of the Night was Chiesa, who finished Colton Smith in the second round of their main card fight. The Ultimate Fighter 15 winner locked on a rear-naked choke, finishing the contest at the 1:41 mark of the round.

The Fight of the Night went to Khabilov and Masvidal for their main card showcasing. UFC president Dana White said during the post-fight news conference that many of the evening’s matches were well fought, making it difficult to select the outstanding fight. Masvidal and Khabilov, however, did well enough to stick out most to the UFC boss in a match that Khabilov won by unanimous decision.

The total amount of bonuses handed out by the UFC was $200,000.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC Fight Night 92 Fighter Bonuses: Heavyweight Head Kick Scores $50,000

  • 23 days ago
  • 87 views

Marcin Tybura's spectacular head-kick knockout earned the heavyweight a $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus at UFC Fight Night 92. read news >>

Tim Kennedy Announces His Return to the Cage… and ‘It’s Going to be Big’

  • 18 days ago
  • 78 views

After nearly two years out of the Octagon, Tim Kennedy is set to return... and "it's going to be big." read news >>

UFC 202 Fighter Bonuses: The Diaz-McGregor Rematch Earns Fight of the Night

  • 9 days ago
  • 11 views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the winners of the fighter bonuses following Saturday's UFC 202 pay-per-view event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. read news >>

UFC 202 Bonus Recap: Who got extra $$$?

  • 9 days ago
  • 2 views

Who won the UFC 202 performance bonuses at UFC 202? Find out who walked away with an extra $50,000. read news >>

UFC on FOX 21 Fighter Bonuses: Jim Miller and Joe Lauzon Earn Another Fight of the Night

  • 2 days ago
  • 11 views

The UFC on FOX 21: Maia vs. Condit main card fighters snatched up all of the post-fight bonuses on Saturday night in Vancouver. read news >>

Rizzo's long grind leads to Ultimate Fighter shot

  • a day ago
  • 1 views

Matt Rizzo has long reigned supreme in Ring of Combat, a stepping stone for many current UFC stars, but he's never gotten the call to make the jump up to the big time. The new season of The Ultimate read news >>