“UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort” Fighter Bonuses
Jon Jones receives $65,000 bonus for winning “Submission of the Night” award
UFC president Dana White has awarded several fighters with a series of bonuses. Jones won “Submission of the Night”, Cub Swanson received the “Knockout of the Night” award and prelim fighters TJ Grant and Evan Dunham were both awarded with “Fight of the Night” prize. All fighters were granted with a $65,000 bonus.
White also announced that the event earned a live gate of $1,921,000 and drew 16,800 attendees.
Jones defeated Belfort at the fourth round of their bout by taking him down on the floor with a keylock submission. While Swanson took down his opponent, Charles Oliveira, with a powerful leaping overhand shot.
Grant earned a decision win over Dunham. Both fighters gave the audience an exciting bout until the final bell rang, granting them a well-deserved bonus check.View Article Source »