During the UFC’s TUF 9 Finale 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 $25,000 USD aside from their regular salary.
The complete payroll for each of the fighters that participated at the TUF 9 Finale event will be posted once the Athletic Commission releases the fighter salaries to the public. We should be having the list later this week, so make sure to come back to MMAFight.com for the latest updates.
Here are the special fight bonuses for TUF 9 Finale:
- Fight of the Night : awarded to Diego Sanchez vs. Clay Guida, Chris Lytle vs. Kevin Burns and Joe Stevenson vs. Nate Diaz (For the first time in UFC history, Dana White announced 3 “Fight of the Night” bonuses).
- Knockout of the Night : Tomasz Drwal knocked out Mike Ciesnolvicz via TKO (strikes) in the first round.
- Submission of the Night : Jason Dent submitted Cameron Dollar via an anaconda choke in the first round