UFC Vegas 13 bonuses: Raoni Barcelos and Khalid Taha thriller requires Battle of the Evening
The UFC returned to the Apex in Las Vegas for UFC Vegas 13, which is the next function considering that the marketing wrapped up its second stint on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.
Forty-one particular-calendar year-previous Glover Teixeira created a statement with his 3rd-round submission of Thiago Santos. The victory may make Teixeira a UFC mild heavyweight title shot, but it didn’t earn him 1 of the UFC Vegas 13 fighter general performance bonuses.
Fight of the Night time: Raoni Barcelos vs. Khalid Taha
Raoni Barcelos seemed to consider the victory early by dragging Khalid Taha into his BJJ planet on the canvas, but test as he could possibly, Barcelos couldn’t place Taha away.
Every single time it seemed like Barcelos had acquired the higher hand, the German born Lebanese fighter would dig deep, storm again, and land many shots of his individual.
In the finish, Barcelos bought the unanimous nod from the judges, but they every single went residence with an extra $50,000 for earning the UFC Vegas 13 Combat of the Night time honors.
Performance of the Night: Giga Chikadze
Giga Chikadze ongoing his climb up the featherweight division with the very best effectiveness of his 5 UFC bouts with a initially-spherical knockout of Jamey Simmons.
Just below 4 minutes of the very first body, Chikadze landed a kick to Simmons’s midsection, then went high with a head kick that dropped him, and completed with a flurry of punches, earning a Performance of the Night bonus.
Functionality of the Evening: Alexandr Romanov
Alexandr Romanov earned the most important victory of his undefeated job with his 1st-spherical forearm choke that place Marcos Rogerio de Lima to rest in the 1st round.
The victory notched his document to 13-, and also earned him a Performance of the Evening reward.
UFC Vegas 13: Santos vs. Teixeira Overall performance Bonuses
- Combat of the Evening: Raoni Barcelos vs. Khalid Taha
- Efficiency of the Evening: Giga Chikadze
- Overall performance of the Night: Alexandr Romanov
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