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UFC Vegas Bonuses: Fight of the Night for the Preliminary Bout


Saturday’s UFC Vegas 89 was held at the UFC Apex Las Vegas.  After the event, fight promotion announced which fighters earned a performance bonus.  

Fernando Padilla (left), Steven Nguyen (right), Payton Talbott (left) and Jarno Errens (center) were all awarded bonuses.  

Fight Of The Night – Jarno Errens Vs Steven Nguyen

Jarno Erbens won his first UFC title in his third fight, defeating Steven Nguyen, a debutant, in an impressive, hard-fought 3-round battle.

Errens found his rhythm quickly, splitting Nguyen’s lip and staying ahead of the pace on the feet. The Dutchman found plenty of success getting to Nguyen’s legs, limiting the Fortis MMA product’s movement significantly. Errens scored a knockdown in the second round with a powerful shot. He stayed on his feet throughout the third round despite Nguyen’s game efforts towards the end of the fight.

Performance of the night: Payton Talbott

Reno’s Payton Talbott scored the most impressive win of his career, scoring a 2nd-round knockout win over South African bantamweight prospect Cameron Saaiman.

Talbott was able to beat Saaiman very early. He even landed a huge knee in the first…

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