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Fighter Bonuses For UFC 98 Awarded To Machida, Hughes, Serra and Larson ($60 K)


During the UFC 98 post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White announced all of the bonus winners.  Each of the fighters that acquired the following bonuses, pocketed an extra $60,000 USD aside from their regular salary.  The complete payroll for each of the fighters that participated at the UFC 98 event will be posted once the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) releases the list to the public.  We should be having the list later this week, so make sure to come back to for the latest updates.

Here are the special fight bonuses for the UFC 98 “Evans vs. Machida” evemt:

  • Fight of the Night : Matt Serra vs. Matt Hughes
  • Knockout of the Night : Lyoto Machida knocks out Rashad Evans at 3:57 in the 2nd round.  Machida acquires the light heavyweight title for the very first time
  • Submission of the Night : Brock Larson submits Mike “Quicksand” Pyle at 3:06 in the 1st round by arm triangle
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