UFC returned to London this past Saturday with UFC Fight Night 204 event. A total of nine fighters of the event earned a $50,000 bonus each for their performance.
Every single fighter who got a finish at the UFC London event was awarded the Performance of the Night bonus. However, the promotion hasn’t rewarded the Fight of the Night bonus at this event.
Performance of the Night: Muhammad Mokaev, Paul Craig, Sergei Pavlovich, Makwan Amirkhani, Ilia Topuria, Molly McCann, Paddy Pimblett, Arnold Allen, and Tom Aspinall.
Muhammad Mokaev defeated Cody Duraen in the first round via submission in his promotional debut. Paul Craig also earned a first-round submission victory against Nikita Krylov.
Sergei Pavlovich stopped Shamil Abdurakhimov via TKO in the first round. Makwan Amirkhani also defeated his opponent Mike Grundy, after he put the latter in the anaconda choke.
Ilia Topuria had a rough start against Jai Herbert, but he bounced back in the second round and got the finish by KO. Molly McCann performed an impressive spinning back elbow to knock out Luana Carolina in the third round.
Both Paddy Pimblett and Tom Aspinall earned first-round submission victories against Kazula Vargas and Alexander Volkov respectively. Whereas Arnold Allen stopped Dan Hooker via TKO in the first round.
These impressive finishes earned these fighters a bonus of $50,000.