Following Saturday’s event, the UFC announced that the light-heavyweights had picked up the award, for the bloody and gruelling battle. Cormier defended his title with a split decision win.
One of the “Performance of the Nights” went to Albert Tumenov, who put Alan Jouban away with strikes in the opening round.
The other “POTN” went to Adriano Martins, who quickly took out Islam Makhachev with a vicious right hook.
All of the bonus winners received an extra $50,000.
UFC 192 took place in Houston, Texas.