UFC 153 Post-Fight Bonuses: Nogueira, Erick Silva, Jon Fitch, Rony Jason Earn $70K Each
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Jon Fitch, Erick Silva and Rony Mariano Bezerra each pocketed an additional $70,000 for their standout performances at Saturday's UFC 153 from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
Nogueira scored the submission bonus by catching Dave Herman in a second-round armbar in the co-main event, and Bezerra earned “Knockout of the Night” honors for his finish of Sam Sicilia on the evening’s undercard. Meanwhile, “Fight of the Night” went to Fitch and Silva for their back-and-forth welterweight affair.
(Pictured: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira)