After a spectacular night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Gunnar Nelson, Jimi Manuwa each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa.” Alexander Gustafsson (pictured) doubled dipped by taking two bonuses.
Gustafsson was the biggest name on the card, and he delivered in a big way. Gustafsson won “Fight of the Night” and “Performance of the Night” for his TKO victory over Manuwa in the show’s featured attraction.
Manuwa rode “The Mauler’s” coattails for “Fight of the Night.”
Nelson scored “Performance of the Night” after submitting Omari Akhmedo with a guillotine choke in the opening round of their scrap.
UFC Fight Night 37 took place inside O2 Arena in London, England.
Fight of the Night:
Alexander Gustafsson and Jimi Manuwa($50,000/each)
Performances of the Night:
Alexander Gustafsson and Gunnar Nelson ($50,000/each)