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UFC Vegas 39 bonuses: Rodriguez, Dern battle it out for FOTN honors

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UFC Fight Night: Dern v Rodriguez Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Marina Rodriguez looked tremendous in her five-round clash with Mackenzie Dern earlier today (Sat., Oct. 9, 2021) at UFC Vegas 39 live on ESPN+ from inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, winning via unanimous decision (highlights HERE).

The main event certainly delivered, but so did a slew of other fights on the ESPN+ main card and “Prelims.” Check them out below and let us know which performance stood out the most:

  • Mariya Agapova returned to the women’s flyweight win column with a third-round submission over Sabina Mazo (see it HERE)
  • Undefeated heavyweight contender Alexandr Romanov kept things moving with a second-round TKO victory over Jared Vanderaa
  • Women’s strawweight prospect Lupita Godinez made good on her second Octagon appearance with an impressive armbar win over Silvana Gomez Juarez (watch HERE)
  • Steve Garcia sparked the “Prelims” undercard with a bloody TKO stoppage over Charlie Ontiveros in a wild lightweight affair

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 Vegas 39 bonus winners below:

  • Fight of the Night: Marina Rodriguez vs. Mackenzie Dern
  • Performance of the Night: Mariya Agapova
  • Performance of the Night: Lupita Godinez

For complete UFC Vegas 39 results and coverage click here.