UFC 165 Bonuses: Jones, Gustafsson and Two Others Earn $50K
Jones and Gustafsson were immediately hospitalize after their UFC 165 "Fight of the Night'
Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson earned an extra $50,000 and ‘Fight of the Night’ honors after their spectacular five-round battle for the light heavyweight championship. Not only did Jones earn the victory and the bonus, he also broke the record for consecutive title defenses of the light heavyweight belt with six wins. Early word out of the UFC is that there will probably be an immediate rematch, depending on the health of both fighters.
Interim Bantamweight champion Renan Barao earned his $50,000 bonus for ‘Knockout of the Night’ with a brutal spinning back-kick that clipped Eddie Wineland on the side of the head
Mitch Gagnon earned the final ‘Submission of the Night’ bonus for his guillotine choke out of Dustin Kimura.