After a night of thrilling MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Erick Silva and Johnny Eduardo each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva.” Matt Brown double dipped by taking home two bonuses.
Brown and Silva met in the show’s featured attraction, and as main eventers should, they put on the most thrilling scrap of the evening. After getting hurt in the opening seconds, Brown rallied and gave Silva the business to collect a TKO victory.
The welterweights earned “Fight of the Night” honors.
Brown also won “Performance of the Night.” Eduardo scored that same bonus for TKO’ing Eddie Wineland.
UFC Fight Night 40 took place inside U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Fight of the Night:
Matt Brown and Erick Silva ($50,000/each)
Performances of the Night:
Matt Brown and Johnny Eduardo ($50,000/each)