Jim Miller pocketed $45,000 for submitting Melvin Guillard. | Photo: Dave Mandel


Four men walked away from UFC on FX 1 with post-fight bonuses on Saturday night, as Jim Miller, Pat Barry, Christian Morecraft and Nick Denis each took home an extra $45,000 from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.

Miller was awarded "Submission of the Night" for his finish of fellow headliner Melvin Guillard, and Denis was handed “Knockout of the Night” after leveling Joseph Sandoval in just 22 seconds. Meanwhile, Barry and Morecraft each earned “Fight of the Night” for their one-round heavyweight affair.

Guillard showed off his considerable punching power early in the main event, dropping Miller with a straight left and following with a flurry of punches. However, the savvy AMA Fight Club representative managed to keep his wits about him, catching a flying knee from Guillard and quickly turning it to his advantage, taking Guillard's back and sinking in the fight-ending rear-naked choke.

Denis wasted no time in taking it to Sandoval, popping him with several straight punches before locking up a single collar tie and unleashing a flurry of short elbows to Sandoval’s temple. Sandoval’s knees quickly buckled and gravity took effect. The referee waved off the bout as Sandoval fell limply to the mat.

Though Morecraft appeared to be the dominant fighter early in the heavyweight bout, Barry showed improved submission defense and managed to escape Morecraft’s takedowns. Back on his feet, the kickboxer slipped a shot and launched a murderous left hook, clipping Morecraft and sending him reeling to the canvas. “HD” followed with heavy ground-and-pound, relieving his opponent of his consciousness in just 3:38.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC Fight Night 93 Fighter Bonuses: Barnett and Arlovski Put on Fight of the Night

  • 23 days ago
  • 20 views

Josh Barnett and Andrei Arlovski led the charge on the UFC Fight Night 93 post-fight bonuses with their hard-fought headlining battle. read news >>

Fight Night Hidalgo Bonuses: Who got $$$?

  • 9 days ago
  • 3 views

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

Fight Night Brasilia bonuses: Who got $$$?

  • 2 days ago
  • 1 views

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

Charles 'Krazy Horse' Bennett Puts on Performance for the Ages at Rizin FF 2

  • a day ago
  • 162 views

At Rizin Fighting Federation 2, Charles Bennett talked the talk, then walked the walk, then talked the talk some more. And when it was all done, he had singlehandedly fashioned one of the most memora read news >>

Wanderlei Silva Confronts "Krazy Horse" in a Hotel and There's a Video | FIGHTLAND

  • 4 days ago
  • 4 views

Watch the old videos where he walked out to "Sandstorm" and rolling his wrists and caved in skulls all you want, but unless you saw Wanderlei Silva fight during his Pride heyday, it's hard to appreci read news >>

Watch the UFC Brasilia Post-Fight Press Conference Live Following the Event | MMAWeekly.com

  • 2 days ago
  • 5 views

Watch the UFC Fight Night: Cyborg vs. Lansberg post-fight press conference streaming live from Ginásio Nilson Nelson in Basilia, Brazil following tonight's event. read news >>

UFC Fight Night 95 bonuses: Eric Spicely's huge upset of 8-1 favorite Thiago 'Marreta' Santos worth $50,000

  • 2 days ago
  • 9 views

BRASILIA, Brazil – Eric Spicely, Vicente Luque, Erick Silva and Luan Chagas each earned $50,000 fight-night bonuses at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 95 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Thiago Santos vs. Eric Spicely | UFC Fight Night Highlights

  • 2 days ago
  • 5 views

Eric Spicely walked into the Octagon and finished the number-15 ranked Thiago Santos. read news >>

UFC Brasilia Post-Fight Press Conference Video Replay | MMAWeekly.com

  • 2 days ago
  • 10 views

The big winners and marquee names from Saturday's UFC Fight Night: Cyborg vs. Lansberg fight card fielded questions from the media following the event. read news >>

Undercard Bouts Dominate Fighter Bonuses at UFC Brasilia | MMAWeekly.com

  • 2 days ago
  • 9 views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the fighter bonuses stemming from UFC Fight Night: Cyborg vs. Lansberg following Saturday's event in Brasilia, Brazil. read news >>