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UFC Jacksonville post-fight bonuses: Ilia Topuria vs. Josh Emmett wins ‘Fight of the Night’

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UFC Jacksonville post-fight bonuses: Ilia Topuria vs. Josh Emmett awarded ‘Fight of the Night’

Ilia Topuria and Josh Emmett put on an incredibly intense display of skill and aggression during the main event of UFC Jacksonville, earning them the coveted “Fight of the Night” bonus.

Their thrilling five-round battle at VyStar Arena in Jacksonville, Fla., resulted in Topuria securing a unanimous decision victory. Both fighters were recognized for their outstanding performance with $50,000 bonuses.

In addition to the main event, two other bonuses were awarded on the 13-fight card, which was broadcasted live on ABC and ESPN+. Despite the majority of fights going the distance, these individuals stood out with their exceptional finishes.

Co-headliner Maycee Barber received a well-deserved $50,000 “Performance of the Night” bonus for her bloody victory over Amanda Ribas. The flyweights engaged in a brutal exchange, leaving each other with mangled noses. Eventually, Barber’s head kick staggered Ribas, leading to a TKO finish.

Featherweight fighter David Onama, featured on the main card, earned a $50,000 “Performance of the Night” bonus for his devastating knockout of Gabriel Santos. At the 4:13 mark of the second round, Onama unleashed a ferocious strike that rendered Santos unconscious, showcasing his incredible power.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about UFC Jacksonville bonuses

Q: Which fighters received bonuses at UFC Jacksonville?

A: Ilia Topuria and Josh Emmett were awarded the “Fight of the Night” bonus, Maycee Barber received the “Performance of the Night” bonus, and David Onama also received the “Performance of the Night” bonus.

Q: How much were the bonuses for the fighters?

A: Each fighter received a $50,000 bonus for their respective performances.

Q: What was the main event at UFC Jacksonville?

A: The main event featured Ilia Topuria and Josh Emmett in a five-round battle.

Q: How did Ilia Topuria win the main event?

A: Ilia Topuria emerged victorious via unanimous decision in the main event.

Q: What were the other bonus-winning performances?

A: Maycee Barber secured the “Performance of the Night” bonus for her bloody win over Amanda Ribas, while David Onama earned the same bonus for his brutal knockout of Gabriel Santos.

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