Last night’s UFC show didn’t abound with particularly big names, but we did see some really good releases that ended up being rewarded with bonuses of $ 50,000. The leaders of the promotion this time skipped the bonus for "Best Fight of the Evening", four bonuses were distributed for the best performances last night.
Actor and winner of the main fight of the evening Anthony Smith was rewarded for dominant performance and victory by submitting in the first round of the fight against Ryan Spann. "Lionheart" has won this bonus six times in his career, and in the last three appearances, he has gone home richer for an additional 50 thousand dollars twice 24-year-old lightweight potential Arman Tsarukyan celebrated first time by stoppage in his fifth UFC appearance.
His knockout win after two minutes and nine seconds of fighting Christos Giagos is the fastest finish to last night’s UFC event and he deservedly takes home a bonus for his performance.
Tsarukyan won the bonus for the best fight of the evening in 2019 when he made his debut with a defeat against Islam Makhachev, but he offered very good resistance to Dagestan.
Nate Maness surprised Tony Gravely and defeated him by knockout in the second round of the fight. Gravely was very close to winning at the very end of the first round, but Manessa was somehow saved by the bell for the end of the round.
A great turnaround was provided by the bantamweight fighter who for the second time in a row gets the "Performance of the Night" bonus. In late November 2020, he was also awarded after defeating the recently retired Luke Sanders.
The last remaining winner is Joaquin Buckley, a fighter who provided a stoppage in all five appearances. Twice he was on the downside of the break as Kevin Holland and Alessio di Chirico knocked him out, but all three celebrations under the auspices of the UFC he also recorded by knockout.
Nothing was different this time either. Antonio Arroyo fell in the middle of the third round, and Buckley came away with the third such bonus in the UFC. The 27-year-old does not currently act as a fighter who can attack the very top of the middleweight category, but his attractiveness certainly makes him a fighter that promotion appreciates.
It is obvious that the UFC is getting better every day and that much better fighters are coming, which will certainly cause more interest. It will be interesting to watch some new names, and some new fighters, who will dethrone the previous greats.