UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez II Bonuses


A new UFC Flyweight Champion was crowned last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez II as Deiveson Figueiredo defeated Joseph Benavidez by second round submission to claim the once vacant title.

However, outside of a new title being awarded to Figueiredo last night, a total amount of $200,000 in bonus money was handed out to four fighters who participated in last nights card.

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The newly crowned UFC Flyweight Champion in Figueiredo and Ariane Lipski (who defeated Luana Carolina by first round submission) were awarded $50,000 each for Performance Of The Night. The duo of Rafael Fiziev and Marc Diakiese were also awarded $50,000 each, but they got it for Fight Of The Night.

That would mean that a total of $200,000 was handed out in bonus money, which is the norm for the majority of UFC events.

Up next for the UFC is UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Till, which takes place this Saturday Night and is going to be headlined by former UFC Middleweight Champion Robert Whittaker facing Darren Till.

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