UFC's Michael McDonald
Michael McDonald

[ads2]The UFC on FOX Sports 1 event went down without a hitch on Saturday night from Boston’s TD Garden Arena. The main event saw Chael Sonnen pull off the upset submission win over former champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. The co-main event saw Travis Browne survive an initial onslaught to KO Alistair Overeem in the very first round.

There were five fighters who earned bonus money for their performances:

  • Travis Browne-“KO of the Night”
  • Matt Brown-“KO of the Night”(Knocked out Mike Pyle)
  • Michael McDonald-“Fight of the Night” and “Submission of the Night”
  • Brad Pickett-“Fight of the Night”
  • Chael Sonnen-“Submission of the Night”

The amount awarded was not announced, but the standard amount for UFC events lately has been $50,000. Stay tuned to ProMMAnow.com for more UFC Fight Night 26 news and coverage.

By Kelvin Hunt

Kelvin is a father and former collegiate baseball player with a degree in physical education from UNC-Pembroke. He's an avid MMA fan that has been writing about the sport since 2008 through various outlets. His favorite fighter is Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira due to the heart he has displayed throughout his legendary MMA career. In his spare time (there is none with three kids), he likes to work out and also likes to follow college football recruiting. You can email him at kelvinhunt@hotmail.com and you can follow him on twitter at @KelvinHuntMMA

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