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UFC 296 Bonuses Karol Rosa & Irene Aldana Earn Fight of the Night

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Dana White, UFC President, has announced the fighters who received bonuses at UFC 296, which took place on Sunday.

Fight of the Night

On Saturday, the women’s bantamweight fight between Irene Aldana vs Karol Rosa in the UFC 296 preliminaries was easily named Fight of the Night.

Two fighters engaged in a bloody battle at T-Mobile Arena.  Standing ovations from the audience and a bonus were awarded to both fighters for their bloody fight.

Performance of the night

Cody Garbrandt, the former bantamweight champ, received a bonus after he knocked out Brian Kelleher in the first round of their preliminary fight.  Garbandt knocked Brian Kelleher out with a right-hand in the first round.

Performance of the night

Shavkat Rakmonov was the first to subdue Stephen “Wonderboy Thompson” in his 13-year career.  Rakhmonov pinned Thompson on his back, locked in a rear naked choke and forced Thompson to submit with only four seconds left in the second-round.  

Performance of the night

Ariane Lipski, a women’s flyweight, received a bonus after she submitted Casey O’Neil in the second round.  Lipski tapped out O’Neil with an armbar early in the second round.

The UFC 296 gate was worth $9.3 Million…



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