After a night of freebie MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Cub Swanson, Jeremy Stephens, Ray Borg and Carlos Diego Ferreira each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens.”
As main eventers should, Swanson and Stephens put on the most thrilling showing of the evening. Their back-and-forth battle was more than enough to score “Fight of the Night” honors.
Swanson also took home a unanimous decision victory.
Borg submitted Shane Howell with a rear-naked choke to take one of the “Performance of the Night” bonuses.
Ferreira tapped Colton Smith with the same sub to earn the other “Performance of the Night” check.
UFC Fight Night 44 took place inside AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.
Fight of the Night:
Cub Swanson Jeremy Stephens ($50,000/each)
Performances of the Night:
Ray Borg and Carlos Diego Ferreira ($50,000/each)