UFC Fight Night 29: "Maia vs. Shields" from the Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil, has officially wrapped, which means it's time for those select fighters who went above and beyond in their respective fights to get a little extra grease for their efforts.
To the tune of $50,000 each.
The promotion dished out its standard post-fight monetary bonuses to four of the 20 fighters on the card, and it's probably no surprise who's heading home with a second sack of simoleons.
But the more interesting story is the fact that Rousimar Palhares was NOT awarded "Submission of the Night" despite his first round finish, via heel hook, of Mike Pierce. The reason? UFC decided he exhibited "unsportsmanlike conduct" by holding on to the submission longer than necessary after Pierce tapped out.
You can watch it here to decide if that decision is a just one.
Here are the special fight bonuses for UFC Fight Night 29:
Knockout of the Night -- Dong Hyun Kim
Submission of the Night -- Under investigation!
Fight of the Night -- Raphael Assuncao vs. T.J. Dillashaw
Again, each fighter received $50,000 extra for their performances in addition to their respective base salaries, which we will pass along as soon as that information becomes available.
For complete UFC Fight Night 29 results and blow-by-blow coverage of all the night's action click here.