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UFC 288 bonuses: Matt Frevola leads $50K winners with violent TKO

Aljamain Sterling narrowly defeated Henry Cejudo via split decision to retain his UFC bantamweight title last night (Sat., May 6, 2023) at UFC 288 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The co-main event of the evening saw Belal Muhammad punch his ticket to his first-ever UFC title shot by defeating welterweight contender Gilbert Burns.

In addition to the two headlining acts, UFC 288 provided fight fans will a long list of memorable finishes and standout performances. Check them out below and let us know your favorite:

  • Ikram Aliskerov made a huge Octagon splash with a ridiculous lawn chair KO over middleweight Phil Hawes (watch HERE)
  • Middleweight Claudio Ribeiro rebounded from a debut loss with a brutal TKO stoppage over Joseph Holmes (highlights HERE)
  • Rising light heavyweight contender Kennedy Nzechukwu impressed with a slick ninja choke submission over Devin Clark (see it HERE)
  • Women’s strawweight contender Yan Xiaonan captured the biggest win of her career with a vicious TKO finish over former UFC champion Jessica Andrade
  • Matt Frevola made a big statement with a TKO win over lightweight Drew Dober and then called out Paddy Pimblett after his victory
  • Heavyweight veteran Parker Porter made quick work of UFC newcomer Braxton Smith with a dominant first-round TKO
  • Featherweight contender Movsar Evloev remained undefeated in an absolute dog fight with UFC newcomer Diego Lopes, who filled in on just a few days notice

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 288 post-fight bonus winners below:

Fight of the Night: Movsar Evloev vs. Diego Lopes

Performance of the Night: Yan Xiaonan

Performance of the Night: Matt Frevola

For complete UFC 288 results, coverage, and highlights click HERE.

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