- UFC Fight Night 46 event drew an announced attendance of 9,500 and a live gate of $1.4 million.
– Here are the performance bonuses from the event and the fighters received $50,000 in bonuses.
Performance Bonus: Conor Mcgregor
Mcgregor defeated Diego Brandao in the main event of round one by TKO.
Performance Bonus: Gunnar Nelson
Gunnar Nelson def. Zak Cummings via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 4:48
FIGHT of the Night: Cathal Pendred vs. Mike King
Here is the play by play from this great fight:
Round 1: King gets a big time double leg takedown right off the bat. Pendred get’s to his feet, but King is all over him. They clinch, King on the outside and they break. King lands a straight right, they clinch and Pendred presses King on the cage. They break, King lands a big right hook, a right jab and Pendred falls. King is trying to finish Pendred with ground and pound. King gets on mount, he is still trying to finish. He gets the back of Pendred and locks in a rear naked choke. Pendred rolls through, King continues to lay on the punches. King is tired, Pendred is trying to survive. King is looking for a kimura, then a arm bar, but Pendred gets out of it! What submission defense! King is exhausted, they exchange to the bell.
Round 2: Pendred lands not one, but two overhand rights. King lands a nice left jab. King lands a front kick, but Pendred looks for a takedown. Pendred get’s a major league slam! King get’s back to his feet, King lands a big head kick, but Pendred keeps pressing. Pendred looking for a double leg takedown and get’s it. Pendred gets the back of King, he rains down strikes. Pendred locks in the rear naked choke and King passes out!
Result: Cathal Pendred def. Mike King by Sub (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:33, R2