The UFC awarded a total of six bonuses at UFC Fight Night 26 tonight in Boston, Massachusetts. The promotion awarded $50,000 bonuses to Matt Brown, Travis Browne, Michael McDonald, Chael Sonnen, and Brad Pickett, with McDonald doubling up for his efforts.
McDonald Earns $100K for “FOTN” and “SOTN”
Michael McDonald and Brad Pickett left it all in the Octagon tonight in Boston. McDonald would win big for his submission victory, pocketing $100K for “Fight of the Night” and “Submission of the Night.” The bonus was McDonald’s third in the UFC and Pickett’s fifth.
Brown and Browne Earn “Knockout of the Night”
Matt Brown and Travis Browne both picked up $50,000 for their knockouts tonight at UFC Fight Night 26. Brown scored his sixth victory in a row tonight to defeat Mike Pyle to secure his second UFC bonus.
Browne would score a huge come-from-behind knockout tonight over Alistair Overeem on tonight’s main card. The dramatic victory would see the big man earn his fourth career bonus in the Octagon.
Sonnen Picks up $50,000 for “SOTN”
Chael Sonnen became only the third fighter to submit Mauricio “Shogun” Rua tonight in Boston. Sonnen would secure a guillotine choke late in the first round of their main event fight. The bonus was Sonnen’s third in the UFC.