As the lights go down in Chicago following a disappointing finish in the main event at UFC 90. The UFC announces hefty $65K fight bonuses at the post fight press conference.
“Fight of the Night” goes to well deserved fighters Sean Sherk and Tyson Griffin for a three round war between these two top contender lightweights. In the end Sherk squeaks out the close unanimous decision win, but both fighter walk away with $65k.
“Submission of the Night” bonus goes to UFC newcomer Junior Dos Santos for his brutal knock out of top UFC heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum in his UFC debut.
“Submission of the Night” bonus went to MMA veteran Spencer Fisher for his triangle choke submission over Shannon Gugerty in the third round.
The 15,359 fans in attendance at the Allstate Arena netted a whooping $2.85 million dollar gate for the live event on Saturday night.