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UFC 274 bonuses: Michael Chandler snags extra $50K for absurd face kick knockout

Michael Chandler scored one in every of the splendid knockouts in UFC historical previous on Saturday, so handing him a bonus became a no-brainer.

On the UFC 274 post-fight press convention, UFC President Dana White presented that Chandler and Andre Fialho gained Performance of the Night time awards, while Fight of the Night time went to Brandon Royval and Matt Schnell.

All four warring parties will get dangle of a further $50,000 to preserve company with their awards.

Chandler haunted the crowd at Footprint Heart in Phoenix by surviving an early onslaught from Tony Ferguson and then blasting him with a gruesome front kick to the face that left Ferguson unconscious correct 17 seconds into the 2nd spherical. It became the third fight night bonus that Chandler has mute in correct four UFC appearances.

The longtime Bellator standout previously bought a Performance of the Night time bonus in his UFC debut for a well-known-spherical accomplish of Dan Hooker and a Fight of the Night time bonus for his UFC 268 struggle in opposition to Justin Gaethje.

Fialho recorded the card’s most efficient numerous knockout, clobbering UFC newcomer Cameron VanCamp inner of a spherical in what became Fialho’s 2nd fight and fill three weeks.

On the preliminary portion of the card, Royval and Schnell battled in a single in every of the most thrilling rounds of the year with Royval ultimately scoring a guillotine submission to avoid losing a cap on a fight that lasted correct over two fine minutes.

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