(photo from ufc.com)
During the UFC 144 ‘Edgar vs Henderson’ 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 144 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 144 event:
- Fight of the Night : Frankie Edgar vs Ben Henderson, Henderson defeated Frankie Edgar via unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 49-46)
- Knockout of the Night : Anthony Pettis, Pettis defeated Joe Lauzon via knockout (kick and punches) – Round 1, 1:21
- Submission of the Night : Vaughan Lee, Lee defeated Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 4:29