After a freebie night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Cole Miller (pictured), Yoel Romero, Derek Brunson and Luke Rockhold each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Wednesday night at “UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Philippou.”
Miller earned “Submission of the Night” honors for his second round rear-naked choke on Sam Sicilia.
Romero rallied to post a TKO victory over Brunson in the most thrilling scrap of the evening. The contest was good enough for “Fight of the Night.”
Rockhold made quick work of Constantinos Philippou in the show’s featured contest. A vicious kick to the midsection ended Philippou’s evening and scored Rockhold “Knockout of the Night.”
UFC Fight Night 35 took place inside Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Georgia.
Fight of the Night:
Yoel Romero and Derek Brunson ($50,000/each)
Submission of the Night:
Cole Miller ($50,000)
Knockout of the Night:
Luke Rockhold ($50,000)