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Bonuses For UFC 95 ‘Sanchez vs. Stevenson’


The UFC announced the bonuses distributed to fighters during the UFC 95 ‘Sanchez vs. Stevenson’ event.  A total of $40,000 USD was given to each of the following fighters:

  • “Fight of the Night”: Diego ‘Nightmare’ Sanchez and Joe ‘Daddy’ Stevenson each acquired the bonus award.  Sanchez defeated Stevenson via a unanimous decision.
  • “Knockout of the Night”: was awarded to Paulo Thiago.  Thiago defeated Josh Koscheck via KO at 3:29 of round 1
  • “Submission of the Night”: was awarded to Demian Maia.  Maia receives his third ‘submission of the night’ award out of his last four fights in the UFC.  The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu expert defeated former WEC middleweight champion Chael Sonnen via a triangle choke at 2:37 of round 1.
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