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UFC 121 Bonuses Awarded To Velasquez, Sanchez, Thiago and Roberts ($70,000)

During the UFC 121 ‘Lesnar vs Velasquez’ 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 $70,000 USD aside from their regular salary.

The complete payroll for each of the fighters that participated at the UFC 121 event will be posted once the Athletic Commission releases the fighter salaries to the public.  We’ll be posting the complete payroll shortly.

Here are the special fight bonuses for the UFC 121 event:

  • Fight of the Night : Diego Sanchez vs Paulo Thiago, Sanchez defeated Thiago via a Unanimous Decision
  • Knockout of the Night : Cain Velasquez, Velasquez defeated Brock Lesnar via TKO – Round 1, 4:12
  • Submission of the Night : Daniel Roberts, Roberts submitted Mike Guymon via Anaconda Choke – Round 1, 1:13
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