The fantastic main event title fight between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida won ‘Fight of the Night’ honours while Ronda Rousey and Rob Font won performance bonuses. Although UFC 175 looked underwhelming on paper, the evening churned out a variety of entertaining battles and impressive stoppages, many of which warranted the $50, 000 bonus.
Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida took part in a fascinating five round thriller that featured a back-and-forth competitive affair to send the crowd home happy more
Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida didn't simply put on one of the best title fights of the year in the main event at UFC 175, they also each earned $50,000 by claiming the Fight of the Night bonus for their five-round war.
Weidman, 30, took the fight to Machida early and often. He backed up the Brazilian by applying constant pressure through three rounds, which allowed him to avoid Machida's best strikes and throw kicks along with hand combinations.
But by the fourth round Weidman began to fade. M more
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) dished out its standard post-fight monetary bonuses to three of the 20 fighters on the card, and it's probably no surprise who's heading home with a second sack of simoleo more
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Performance of the Night—No. 1: Donald Cerrone
Donald Cerrone winning Performance of the Night is no surprise. He turned it up late in the first round and had Miller in trouble, then he carried that momentum into the second. After landing a few solid body shots Miller's hands started to drop, and Cerrone capitalized with a head kick. He landed a few more shots on the ground and earned the finish at 3:31 of the second round.
This is Cerrone's fourth consecutive post-fight bonus, and in addition h more
The main event between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown won 'Fight of the Night' honours, while Anthony Johnson and Dennis Bermudez won performance bonuses for their efforts. In the main event of the evening, Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown lived up to the lofty expectations placed on them and produced an entertaining five-round battle that culminated in a unanimous decision victory for Robbie Lawler. Both fighters had their moments during the contest but it was ultimately Lawler who was the more techn more
It was billed as one of the better stylistic match-ups between two strong heads of momentum, and it certainly played out that way. Matt Brown and Robbie Lawler stood toe-to-toe for five rounds at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose on Saturday night, and because they did they are each $50,000 richer.
The UFC awarded the welterweights Fight of the Night honors for their battle at the SAP Center. The main event was expected to produce fireworks given the aggressive styles of each in the title eliminator. La more
With seven straight victories, back-to-back “Performance of the Night” bonuses and five overall fight-night awards, Dennis Bermudez has said what he needs to say.Filed under: News, UFC more