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UFC 262 bonuses: Edson Barboza, Shane Burgos capture FOTN for brutal PPV opener

UFC 262: Edson Barboza v Shane Burgos Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

The action delivered as advertised last night (Sat., May 15, 2021) at UFC 262 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, as Charles Oliveira put a stop to Michael Chandler in the second round to claim the vacant lightweight title (watch highlights here). In addition to the lightweight title fight, a plethora of main card and “Prelims” contests lived up to their billing.

Check them out below and let us know you’re favorite:

  • Andre Muniz became the first fighter to submit Ronaldo Souza when he broke “Jacare’s” arm in the first round (highlights HERE)
  • Middleweight prospect Jordan Wright returned to the win column with a first-round TKO finish over Jamie Pickett
  • Featherweights Edson Barboza and Shane Burgos went toe-to-toe in a brutal PPV opener that saw Barboza capture a TKO win in the third
  • Andrea Lee scored a beautiful triangle armbar over Antonina Shevchenko on the “Prelims” under card (highlights HERE)
  • Women’s flyweight contender Priscila Cachoeira earned her second-straight knockout finish with a second-round stoppage over Gina Mazany
  • Christos Giagos spoiled the Octagon return of striker Sean Soriano with a slick second-round D’Arce choke (see it HERE)

In order to sift through the action and see which fighters took home an extra $75,000, we take a closer look at the official UFC 262 bonus winners below:

  • Fight of the Night: Edson Barboza vs. Shane Burgos
  • Performance of the Night: Charles Oliveira
  • Performance of the Night: Christos Giagos

For complete UFC 262 results and coverage click here.

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