After what happened at UFC 276, who walked away with an extra $50,000?
That ufc held its first international fight week in July for the first time in three years, which proved memorable and successful for MMA promotion.
UFC 276 sold out a crowd of 19,649 and filled the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for a goal of just over $10,409,553.70. This is the seventh highest grossing event in UFC history.
The main card match between Robbie Lawler and Bryan Barbarena was called Fight of the Night. Meanwhile, three fighters – Alex Pereira, Jalin Turner and Julija Stoliarenko – have been given a performance bonus.
All five fighters walked away with an additional $50,000 in their pockets.
Robbie Lawler vs Bryan Barbarena Named UFC 276 Fight of the Night; Alex Pereira, Jalin Turner and Julija Stoliarenko receive UFC 276 performance bonuses
Lawler and Barbarena host a fun strike clinic in their fight. Lawler got off to a strong start, but Barbarena persevered and tried not to stop until Lawler fell over.
That finally happened in the second round when Barbarena Lawler wiggled an elbow and unleashed a barrage of punches until the referee stepped in.
Sean Strickland made the mistake of standing and trading with Pereira, a former GLORY Middleweight and Light Heavyweight Kickboxing Champion. Pereira dropped Strickland to a with a hook and follow-up shots en route to his power bonus Completion of the first round.
Turner took just 45 seconds to earn his win, locking Brad Riddell in a quick guillotine choke for a submission win.
Stoliarenko also earned a sub-minute sub-minute submission, which quickly went from stun to locking Jessica-Rose Clark in an armbar for the win.
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