It was a good night for Ultimate Fighter champions, as TUF 13’s Ferguson also picked up an extra $60,000 based on his effort in the infamous eight-sided cage. Ferguson’s award came as the result of a slick Brabo Choke less than two minutes into his match-up with Mike Rio. In addition to being an impressive finish, the win also came in Ferguson’s first fight since losing in May 2012.
Last night’s lineup for UFC 166 produced an event fans will be talking about for months to come. Not only was the action intense in general, but there were a number of highlight reel finishes and a fight for the ages. In fact, things were so spectacular the UFC decided to tack an extra $10,000 on top of their regular rate of $50,000 for performance-based bonuses. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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