Derrick Lewis record-placing KO misses out on UFC Vegas 6 effectiveness bonuses
None of the big players at UFC Vegas 6 (aka UFC on ESPN+ 32) on Saturday night time in Las Vegas walked away with the post-combat bonuses.
Even though Derrick Lewis set the UFC record for most heavyweight knockouts in background – surpassing Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos – he did not get a publish-fight bonus. Neither did previous middleweight winner Chris Weidman, who acquired again on the profitable track with a unanimous choice victory.
There also was no Struggle of the Night reward. All four $50,000 bonuses went to persons for their performances.
All four Functionality of the Night time bonuses went to fighters with finishes.
The only principal card fighter to make a bonus was Darren Stewart, who submitted Maki Pitolo with a guillotine choke late in the very first spherical.
All the other bonuses went to preliminary card fighters.
Kevin Holland attained an excess $50,000 for his third-spherical TKO stoppage of Joaquin Buckley. One more bonus went to Andrew Sanchez for his knockout of Wellington Turman. And Gavin Tucker received a bonus for his rear-naked choke submission of Justin Jaynes.
UFC Vegas 6 Performances of the Night
- Darren Stewart
- Kevin Holland
- Andrew Sanchez
- Gavin Tucker