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UFC Vegas 88 bonuses: Marcin Tybura gets a bonus for finishing in the main event


Four fighters received “Performance of the Night’ bonuses for their victories at UFC Vegas on Saturday.

The UFC Apex in Las Vegas was the venue for this event, which featured a heavyweight match between Tai Tuivasa, ranked ninth and Marcin Tibura, ranked tenth.  Tybura is one of the four fighters who received an additional $50,000.  Other fighters included women’s flyweight Jafel filho, women’s bantamweight Macy Chiasson, and women’s strawweight Jaquelin amorim.

Performance of the night: Jaqueline Amorim

With the extensive jiu jitsu background that Jaqueline Amorim has, it was only a matter of time until she locked up her first UFC submission.  The strawweight prospect went right to work against Cory McKenna – transitioning through a few submission attempts before finding the armbar early in the first round. Amorim’s submission was the fourth fasted in women’s strawweight history and it showcased just how talented Amorim is on the canvas.

Performance of the Night: Jafel filho

Jafel Filho is putting the flyweight division in the spotlight for the second time. Filho was close to submitting rising contender Muhammad Mokaev during his debut. He then succeeded in submitting Daniel Barez on his second UFC outing. At UFC Fight Night :…

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