The dust has barely settled on UFC 185: "Pettis vs. Dos Anjos" from Dallas, Texas, which means it's time to honor those select fighters who went above and beyond in their respective fights last night (Sat., March 14, 2015).
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) dished out its standard post-fight monetary bonuses to four of the 24 fighters on the card, and it's probably no surprise who is heading home from "Lone Star State" with a little extra grease for their efforts.
This time around, unsurprisingly, Rafael dos Anjos earned a "Performance of the Night" for his shocking domination of Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (watch video highlights here), a five-round lopsided clinic that few could have predicted.
Once again, there was no "Fight of the Night."
Instead, the promotion rewarded its new women's Strawweight champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, after her destruction of Carla Esparza in the co-main event, which lasted less than two frightening rounds (watch video highlights here). Ross Pearson and Beneil Dariush also cashed in thanks to their impressive finishes of Sam Stout (watch it here) and Daron Cruickshank, respectively.
Here are the special UFC 185 bonuses:
Performance of the Night -- Rafael dos Anjos
Performance of the Night -- Joanna Jedrzejczyk
Performance of the Night -- Ross Pearson
Performance of the Night -- Beneil Dariush
Again, each fighter received $50,000 extra for their performances in addition to their respective base salaries, which we will pass along if and when Texas' athletic commission makes that information available later this week.
For complete results from UFC 185: "Pettis vs. Dos Anjos," including play-by-play, click here.