The action was simply incredible last night (Sat., May 12, 2018) at UFC 224 live on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as Amanda Nunes put a bloody stop to women’s bantamweight challenger Raquel Pennington via fifth-round TKO to retain her UFC title.
In addition to the late finish by “Lioness,” Kelvin Gastelum edged out Ronaldo Souza in a Fight of the Night winner, Mackenzie Dern utilized her extra seven pounds to quickly choke out Amanda Cooper, John Lineker became the first fighter to knockout Brian Kelleher, Lyoto Machida channeled Anderson Silva to finish Vitor Belfort via second-round front kick, and Aleksei Oliynyk scored yet another Ezekiel choke finish over Brazilian Junior Albini.
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 224 bonus winners below:
Fight of the Night: Kelvin Gastelum vs. Jacare Souza
Performance of the Night: Lyoto Machida
Performance of the Night: Aleksei Oliynyk
For complete UFC 224 results and coverage click here.