The UFC handed out 4 post-fight bonuses after Saturday’s card, together with two to fighters who acquired their first UFC wins.
After UFC on ESPN 29, 4 fighters picked up an additional $50,000 for his or her performances in Las Vegas. Check out the winners beneath.
Ignacio Bahamondes (12-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) was on his strategy to a choice win towards Roosevelt Roberts (10-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC). He threw 4 spinning again kicks to Roberts’ physique all through the battle. With time winding down, as an alternative of cruising to the scorecards, Bahamondes threw the kick yet one more time – however up excessive. He caught Roberts clear within the head and put him out chilly with simply 5 seconds left within the battle.
William Knight (10-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) was backing up towards Fabio Cherant (7-3 MMA, 0-2 UFC), who was urgent him towards the fence searching for some momentum, or possibly even a stoppage. And whereas Cherant was throwing a punch, whereas Knight was backpedaling, he threw a left hook – and it landed straight with out even getting an opportunity to totally hook. Cherant hit the canvas, and Knight had his sixth first-round end.
Josiane Nunes (8-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) went to work early on the ft towards Bea Malecki (2-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC), and he or she by no means actually let up. Malecki ultimately discovered a number of alternatives to throw a few of her personal offense, however with time winding down within the first spherical, Nunes drilled Malecki with an overhand left. She fell to the canvas, and Nunes didn’t have to land any follow-up pictures.