(pic above shows Matthew Riddle celebrating immediately after submitting Chris Clements via a triangle choke: props to ufc.com)
During the UFC 149 ‘Faber vs Barao’ 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 149 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 149 event:
- Fight of the Night : Bryan Caraway vs Mitch Gagnon, Caraway defeated Gagnon via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 1:39
- Knockout of the Night : Ryan Jimmo, Jimmo defeated Anthony Perosh via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 0:07
- Submission of the Night : Matt Riddle, Riddle defeated Chris Clements via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 3, 2:02