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UFC Vegas 30 bonuses: Kennedy Nzechukwu nets $50K for comeback finish

UFC Fight Night: Nzechukwu v Marques Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

The action delivered earlier today (Sat., June 26, 2021) at UFC Vegas 30 live on ESPN+ from inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, as Ciryl Gane went toe-to-toe with Alexander Volkov in a massive heavyweight main event. In the end, it was Gane who commanded the center of the Octagon and walked away with the dominant win (highlights HERE).

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sat., Oct. 23, 2021, with a highly-anticipated match up in the Middleweight division, as No. 2-ranked contender Paulo Costa returns to action against No. 5-seeded Marvin Vettori. In UFC Vegas 41’s Lightweight co-main event, Grant Dawson looks to remain undefeated in UFC when he locks horns with Ricky Glenn

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In addition to the main event showdown, UFC Vegas 30’s main card and “Prelims” undercard produced memorable action throughout. Check them out below and let us know your favorite:

  • Heavyweight contender Tanner Boser toppled veteran fighter Ovince Saint Preux with a vicious second-round knockout (see it HERE)
  • Renato Moicano scored another lightweight win with a second-round submission victory over Jai Herbert
  • Light heavyweight prospect Kennedy Nzechukwu scored another comeback stoppage with a knockout finish over Danilo Marques (see it HERE)
  • Bantamweight contenders Timur Valiev and Raoni Barcelos battled it out in an exciting main card matchup with Valiev recovering from some knockdowns to earn the win
  • Undefeated welterweight sensation Shavkat Rakhmonov finished another hard-nosed UFC veteran with a second-round submission over former lightweight Michel Prazeres
  • Short-notice replacement Jeremiah Wells shocked welterweight veteran Warlley Alves with a brutal second-round knockout (highlights HERE)
  • Light heavyweight veteran Marcin Prachnio earned another win with a come-from-behind liver kick against Ike Villanueva
  • Julia Avila reminded the women’s bantamweight division that she’s a contender on the rise with an impressive submission finish over Julija Stoliarenko (watch it HERE)

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 30 bonus winners below:

  • Fight of the Night: Timur Valiev vs. Raoni Barcelos
  • Performance of the Night: Kennedy Nzechukwu
  • Performance of the Night: Marcin Prachnio

For complete UFC Vegas 30 results and coverage click here.