UFC Vegas 67 Bonuses: 4 fighters financial institution an additional $50K
UFC president Dana White introduced the recipients of the performance-based bonuses following Saturday’s UFC Vegas 67 occasion in Las Vegas on Saturday. 4 fighters took house an additional $50,000.
Efficiency Of The Night time: Dan Ige
Coming off three consecutive losses, Dan Ige obtained again into the winner’s circle in a giant means with a 2nd-round knockout win over Damon Jackson within the co-main occasion. Ige got here out quicker than typical, urgent the motion and touchdown a wide range of punches up high and to the physique earlier than scoring a takedown on the finish of the primary body. The second spherical, he continued his powerfully methodical work, and when Jackson lept into vary late into the second spherical, Ige discovered a house for an enormous left hand and walked off with out following up in any respect.
Efficiency Of The Night time: Roman Kopylov
Roman Kopylov picked up his second consecutive knockout within the Octagon with a technically adept TKO win over Punahele Soriano within the second spherical. After a gradual begin within the first spherical, Kopylov began working Soriano’s physique, highlighted by a spinning again kick to the Hawaiian’s physique. One other physique shot buckled Soriano, and Kopylov swarmed to get the stoppage.
Efficiency Of The Night time: Umar Nurmagomedov
In maybe his greatest efficiency but, Umar Nurmagomedov scored his first profession knockout win with an attractive left hook towards Raoni Barcelos. Nurmagomedov began out methodically, and his putting seemed sharp from the southpaw stance. As the 2 got here collectively, Nurmagomedov got here up quick on a left kick however adopted shortly with a left hook that put Barcelos out chilly. Nurmagomedov adopted up with yet one more shot, however it wasn’t mandatory at that time. Nurmagomedov now hopes to show his consideration to a top-15 opponent.
Efficiency Of The Night time: Allan Nascimento
Brazil’s Allan Nascimento seemed sharp towards Carlos Hernandez. After a gradual begin, Nascimento discovered his method to Hernandez’s again and threatened the choke. When Hernandez stood up with Nascimento nonetheless hanging onto his again and in search of a rear bare choke, Nascimento deftly switched his grip and obtained the submission win halfway by the primary spherical.
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