Archive: bonus

Dec 12, 2014 9:35 pm

TUF 20 Finale Bonus Report: Penne, Markos, Esparza and Medeiros Earn Extra Cash

Fight of the Night: Jessica Penne vs. Randa Markos This came to no surprise as Penne and Markos left it all in the octagon on Friday night. Both girls made it to the semi-finals of the “Ultimate Fighter” tournament and proved to the world that they could be contenders to the championship in the future....

Nov 15, 2014 10:12 pm

UFC 180 Bonus Report: Werdum and Gastelum Take Home Extra $50,000

Fight of the Night: Henry Briones vs. Guido Cannetti It is rare that preliminary fighters take home bonus money, but Cannetti and Briones both deserved it with their performance on UFC Fight Pass. Briones was close to being stopped in the opening round as he took two serious body shots from Cannetti. However, be persevered...

Nov 9, 2014 10:23 am

UFC FN 56 Bonuses St. Preux, Silva, Almeida, and Gorman Win $50,000 Each

Last night during the post-fight press conference for UFC Fight Night 56, it was announced that Ovince Saint Preux and Leandro Silva earned ‘Performance of the night’ honors, while Thomas Almeida and Tim Gorman earned ‘Fight of the Night honors’ for their 3-round slugfest. All the above-mentioned fighters earned $50,000 for their performances inside the...

Oct 25, 2014 10:45 pm

UFC 179 Bonus Report: Aldo and Mendes Receive FOTN and Earn Extra $50K

Fight of the Night: Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes The rematch exceeded expectations and we are hoping for a third bout between the two. Mendes looked to be in the best shape of his career and his hands were impressive in the opening rounds of the fight. Aldo was quick to check any leg kick...


Sep 6, 2014 12:10 am

Joe Lauzon Sets UFC Record with 13th Bonus, Surpasses Anderson Silva

Joe Lauzon set a UFC record with his victory over Michael Chiesa on Friday night at “UFC Fight Night 50”. He was rewarded an extra $50,000 for putting on the “Fight of the Night” and surpassed Anderson Silva for receiving the most post-fight bonuses in UFC history. Lauzon received his first bonus in his octagon...

Sep 5, 2014 11:54 pm

UFC FN 50 Bonus Report: Jacare, Rothwell, Chiesa and Lauzon Take Home Extra $50K

Fight of the Night: Joe Lauzon def. Michael Chiesa Despite being stopped short due to unfortunate circumstances, this fight still brought the crowd to life for the main-card. Whether they were defending the takedown or working off their back fighting off a submission, there was not a dull moment in this fight. A knee from...

Jul 5, 2014 10:48 pm

UFC 175 Bonus Report: Weidman, Machida, Rousey and Font Take Home Extra Cash

Fight of the Night: Chris Weidman def. Lyoto Machida This fight was intriguing from the get-go as Weidman was the one cutting off all the angles Machida attacked from— a strategy “The Dragon” used to use so well. Weidman dominated the former light heavyweight champion for three rounds and it seemed like things were going...

Mar 23, 2014 7:23 pm

UFC Fight Night 38 Bonus Report: Rua, Henderson and Pepey Take Home Extra $50,000

Fight of the Night: Shogun Rua vs. Dan Henderson We were treated to another light-heavyweight classic by these two men. Shogun Rua was in control of the action in rounds one and two and everybody thought it was only a matter of time before Dan Henderson couldn’t intelligently defend himself anymore. Rua dropped Henderson in...

Feb 22, 2014 11:09 pm

UFC 170 Bonus Report: Rousey, Thompson, MacDonald and Maia Get Extra $50,000

Fight of the Night: Demian Maia vs. Rory MacDonald Demian Maia surprised a lot of people with his performance in the opening round of his bout with Rory MacDonald. Some thought his dominant and controlling offense should have rewarded him a 10-8 round, which meant MacDonald would have to fight twice as strong in rounds...

Feb 11, 2014 5:30 pm

UFC Gets Rid Of KO/Sub Of The Night Bonuses, Introduces New System

By Evan Stoumbelis The UFC plans on implementing their new post-fight bonus system starting this weekend with UFC Fight Night 36. The new system allows the UFC to single out individual fighters who put on a solid performance without being limited to knockout of the night and submission of the night categories, however they still...

Sep 21, 2013 11:13 pm

UFC 165 Bonus Winners: Jones/Gustafsson, Barao and Gagnon

Nobody was surprised to hear that Jones and Gustafsson’s instant classic was awarded fight of the night. Both men left it all in the octagon after twenty-five minutes of back and forth action. Jones won a unanimous decision, with two judges scoring the fight 48-47, and one scoring it an odd 49-46. Both fighters took...

Aug 17, 2013 8:56 pm

UFC Fight Night: Sonnen vs. Shogun Post-Fight Bonuses

After such an exciting night of fights, the UFC’s Twitter page just tweeted that there would be five bonuses in total. Knockout of the Night: Matt Brown and Travis Browne Submission of the Night: Michael McDonald and Chael Sonnen Fight of the Night: Brad Pickett/Michael McDonald Matt Brown and Travis Browne were both issued Knockout...

May 15, 2013 11:18 am

Bryan Caraway Awarded Healy’s Stripped Bonus Money

After an odd sequence of events following a positive marijuana drug test from UFC lightweight Pat Healy, Bryan Caraway will now receive the post fight bonus that Healy was stripped of.  Healy announced recently that he failed his drug test from UFC 159, and the UFC proceeded to suspend Zuffa’s new exciting lightweight 90 days,...

Jun 9, 2012 1:28 am

Wineland, Jorgensen, Pyle and Silva Earn $40k OTN Bonuses | UFC News

By Jonathan Kirschner UFC officials announced that four men would be taking home the additional “Of the Night” bonuses at “UFC on FX 3: McCall vs. Johnson”. Eddie Wineland, Scott Jorgensen, Erick Silva and Mike Pyle all earned an additional $40,000 for their respective performances. Fight of the Night: Eddie Wineland vs. Scott Jorgensen Knockout...