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UFC Fight Night 214 bonuses: Neil Magny’s historic finish earns $50,000

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The UFC handed out four post-fight bonuses after Saturday’s carding, awarding two submissions and two knockouts.

After UFC Fight Night 214, four fighters received an additional $50,000 for their performances in Las Vegas. Check out the winners below.

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“Performance of the Night”: Tamires Vidal

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 5: (RL) Tamires Vidal of Brazil beats Ramona Pascual in a bantamweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on November 5, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

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Tamirez Vidal def. Ramona Pascual TKO (flying knee) – round 1, 3:06

The fighter’s debut in the UFC couldn’t be better. Tamirez Vidal took almost no damage against Ramona Pascual and ended the fight with a brilliant finish with a knee strike. The 24-year-old Brazilian bantamweight exits the UFC Apex with her seventh pro win and an additional $50,000.

“Performance of the evening”: Glade Viana

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 5: (LR) Polyana Viana of Brazil hits Featherweight Champion Gene Yu Frey during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on November 5, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Polyana Viana def. Jin Yu Frey TKO (Punches) – Round 1, 0:47

Glade Viana has finishing instincts, and they were on full display in her UFC Fight Night 214 preliminary bout against Jin Yu Frey. As the fighters seemed to be just starting the fight in the opening seconds, Viana landed a punch to stun Frey. Noticing that her opponent was wrong, Viana immediately capitalized by unleashing a furious combo to end the fight in less than a minute. Viana returns to the winning column with a POTN bonus.

“Performance of the Night”: Mario Batista

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 5: (RL) Mario Batista punches Benito Lopez in a bantamweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on November 5, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Mario Batista defeated. Submission Benito Lopez (arm) – round 1, 4:54

Mario Bautista continued his winning streak, finishing Benito Lopez with a beautiful submission in the last seconds of the first round. With several options at his disposal from the inverted triangle position, Bautista decided to end the fight by twisting his arm. For the flawless finish, Batista received his third UFC bonus.

“Performance of the Night”: Neil Magny

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 5: (RL) Neil Magny kicks Daniel Rodriguez in a welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on November 5, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Neil Magny won. Daniel Rodriguez submission (choking D’Arse) – round 3, 3:33

In what was to be the fight of the night with Daniel Rodriguez, Neil Magny sealed the deal in the final round with a beautiful D’Arce choke. Although he may have been in line for the bonus regardless of the result as the first two rounds were incredibly competitive, Magny closed the show and sealed his $50,000 POTN bonus, breaking the record for most UFC welterweight wins.

The story originally appeared on MMA Junkie.



Source: sports.yahoo.com

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