With a night full of sensational finishes at UFC Fight Night 49, you wondered who was going to be left out of the running for Performance of the Night.
Turns out there was little for the night's fantastic finishers to worry about. Rather than hand out a Fight of the Night award and two Performance bonuses, the UFC gave out four Performance of the Night.
Rafael dos Anjos, Thales Leites, Jordan Mein, and Ben Saunders are all $50,000 richer after pocketing performance bonuses in Tulsa.
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The co-main event of tonight's (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) UFC Fight Night 49: "Henderson vs. Dos Anjos" showcase from the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Fox Sports 1 featured veteran welterweight war monger Mike Pyle banging it out with "Young Gun" Jordan Mein.
This just one night after the latter's father was arrested at weigh-ins on a sexual battery charge.
If it bothered him, it certainly didn't look that way.
That's because he landed a hard left hand just over one minute into the bout that put read news >>
The Europe-based Cage Warriors Fighting Championship is offering an interesting take on the traditional post-fight bonus system. read news >>
Cage Warriors is awarding $2000 'bounty' bonuses for fighters who can execute any of 10 specific kinds of finishes they listed. Is having a bonus system for specific finishes a good idea? Follow this live roundtable as the BE staff give their answers in real time
Cage Warriors have announced a new 'bounty' bonus structure where they award fighters who can perform any of the 10 listed finishes on their cards. Starting with their next event, the European promotion will give $2000 to any of their f read news >>
Cage Warriors is upping the ante for fighters on its cards hoping that more of them will go after not just finishes, but unique finishes. Filed under: Cage Warriors, MMA Rumors, News read news >>
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Finally back to the Octagon after a long layoff, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira discusses his upcoming bout with Anthony Johnson at UFC on FOX 12’s co-main event in San Jose, California, the injuries that forced him to cancel a fight with Alexander Gustafsson and UFC’s decision to remove him from the light heavyweight rankings.
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To dig into some of the statistics behind all 12 fights scheduled for the UFC’s fourth trip to San Jose, here are 70 pre-fight facts going into Saturday’s UFC on FOX 12 event.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
The second time around, there was no mistaking it for a low blow.
"Cowboy" Donald Cerrone thought he had the finish earlier in the second round of his lightweight main event against Jim Miller on Wednesday night. But referee Dan Miragliotta erroneously ruled a perfectly placed body kick a low blow, giving Miller a reprieve.
Cerrone wasn't fazed, though, and the finish came soon thereafter. Cerrone landed a head kick to earned the knockout at 3:31 of the second round, a spectacular end to an acti read news >>
Tonight, in the main event of UFC 175, Chris Weidman fights Lyoto Machida for the middleweight title. One of the staples of Weidman's wrestling game is his snatch single. This episode of Coach Mike's 'Puttin' in Work' explains how Weidman his his snatch singles, and various ways he can finish it. read news >>
LAS VEGAS -- The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale finalist Eddie Gordon talked about his experiences on the show, what he expects against Dhiego Lima and why his season featured so few finishes. read news >>
Azunna Anyanwu recorded an impressive knockout that he hopes will catch the UFC's eye. read news >>