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UFC 143 Bonuses Awarded To Werdum, Nelson, Thomspon and Poirier ($65,000)

During the UFC 143 ‘Diaz vs Condit’ 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 $65,000 USD aside from their regular salary.

The complete payroll for each of the fighters that participated at the UFC 143 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 143 event:

  • Fight of the Night : Fabricio Werdum vs Roy Nelson, Werdum defeated Nelson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Knockout of the Night : Stephen Thompson, Thompson defeated Dan Stittgen via knockout (head kick) – Round 1, 4:13
  • Submission of the Night : Dustin Poirier, Poirier defeated Max Holloway via submission (mounted triangle-armbar) – Round 1, 3:23
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