“The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights” Fight Bonuses Awarded

Written by Tom Ngo
December 5th, 2009

Roy Nelson, Mark Bocek, Frankie Edgar and Matt Veach each walked out of The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $25,000 for their special performances inside the Octagon on Saturday night.

It was a big night for “Big County” Nelson as not only did he earn a 1stRound knockout of Brendan Schaub to capture a six-figure UFC contract, but the organization felt that his vicious beatdown of the Jackson Submission-trained fighter warranted the extra cheddar.

And why not? Nelson slapped Schaub senseless … literally.

Nelson will be the first to tell you, $25K can buy you a ton of Burger King cheeseburgers.

Bocek was impressive in his schooling of UFC newcomer Joe Brammer as he locked-in a sick rear-naked in the 1stRound of their tango.

Speaking of rear-naked chokes, Edgar continued his winning ways by getting Veach to tap in the 2ndRound of their lightweight contest.

Fight of the Night:

Frankie Edgar and Matt Veach ($25,000/each)

Submission of the Night:

Mark Bocek ($25,000)

Knockout of the Night:

Roy Nelson ($25,000)

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