UFC 147 Fighter Bonuses
Four UFC 147 fighters were handed out $65,000 each as bonus
UFC officials have have handed out a cash bonus amounting to $65,000 dollars each as a bonus for their performance in the recently concluded “UFC 147: Silva vs. Franklin” event. These fighters are Marcos ‘Vina’ Vinicius, Rodrigo Damm, Rich Franklin and Wanderlei Silva.
Vinicius got the “Knockout of the Night” award, the “Submission of the Night” went to Damm, while headliners Franklin and Silva, shared the “Fight of the Night” award.
UFC 147: Silva vs. Franklin was held at the Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drumond in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Franklin and Silva, first fought three years ago at UFC 99, where Franklin also emerged as the winner. Both fighters also received the “Fight of the Night” honors during that event.
While Damm, defeated his nemesis Anistavio “Gasparzinho” Medeiros in their featherweight bout. Medeiros submitted to Damm after being tormented with a rear-naked choke and was forced to tap 2:12 into the fight.
Vinicius earned a TKO victory against his contender, Wagner “Galeto” Campos during the third round of their featherweight bout, featured in the prelims streamed live on Facebook. He was able to defeat Campos with a series of powerful punches that led to his win.View Article Source »