“WEC 50: Cruz vs. Benavidez” Fight Night Bonuses

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
August 18th, 2010

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After a spectacular night of mixed martial arts action, WEC general manager Reed Harris awarded four fighters an extra $10,000 each for their special performances at “WEC 50: Cruz vs. Benavidez” on Wednesday night.

Scott Jorgensen and Brad Pickett earned ‘Fight of the Night’ honors for their thrilling 25-minute affair. Jorgensen was able to take a hard-fought unanimous decision victory that will likely land him in a 5Round bantamweight bout in his next outing.

Speaking of top contenders, Anthony Pettis not only pocketed 10K for his slick triangle-choke submission over Shane Roller, but he may have penciled-in his status for next dibs at Ben Henderson’s lightweight crown.

Newcomer Maciej Jewtuszko won ‘Knockout of the Night’ with his vicious 1stRound disposal of Anthony Njokuani.

Tonight’s Versus broadcast took place inside The Pearl at The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Fight of the Night:

Scott Jorgensen and Brad Pickett ($10,000/each)

Submission of the Night:

Anthony Pettis ($10,000)

Knockout of the Night:

Maciej Jewtuszko ($10,000)

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