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UFC on ESPN 9 bonuses: Mackenzie Dern banks $50K for kneebar submission finish

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Gilbert Burns put a definitive end to Tyron Woodley’s comeback fight last night (Sat., May 30, 2020) live on ESPN/ESPN+ from inside UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, as the rising welterweight contender dominated the former UFC champion for all five rounds of their anticipated headliner (highlights HERE).

In addition to the main event, rising superstar Mackenzie Dern recorded the first ever kneebar submission finish in UFC women’s history (see it HERE), rising light heavyweight prospect Jamahal Hill scored a fabulous knockout victory over Klidson Abreu, touted flyweight newcomer Brandon Royval handed veteran Tim Elliott yet another submission loss, and exciting featherweights Billy Quarantillo and Spike Carlyle collided in a fantastic main card war.

In order to sift through the action and see which fighters took home an extra $50,000, we take a closer look at the official UFC on ESPN 9 bonus winners below:

Fight of the Night: Brandon Royval vs. Tim Elliott

Performance of the Night: Gilbert Burns

Performance of the Night: Mackenzie Dern

For complete UFC on ESPN 9 results and coverage click here.