There was no “Fight of the Night” at UFC Vegas 6, but four fighters still collected $ 50,000 in extra checks for “Performance of the Night”.
Kevin Holland, Andrew Sanchez, Darren Stewart and Gavin Tucker all received extra pay for their finishes in their respective fights on Saturday at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. The UFC announced the bonuses after the ESPN + event.
Holland and Sanchez finished their respective opponents in the same way, directly winning the knockout. Holland twice beat UFC newcomer Joaquin Buckley with the punch, earning a save the second time around in the second round; Sanchez presented Wellington Turman with a brace late in the first.
Known as a knockout artist, Stewart showed off his floor skills with a first-round submission from Maki Pitolo, and Tucker went back and forth with Justin Jaynes in a fight that looked like the strongest candidate for “Fight of the”. Night ”before Tucker bowed a third round submission.