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Sunday, Nov 27, 2016

UFC FN 101: Robert Whittaker Scores Extra $100K in Bonuses

Robert Whittaker (photo via UFC.com)

By FCF Staff

Robert Whittaker won’t forget UFC Fight Night 101 anytime soon, as not only did he take out middleweight contender Derek Brunson, “The Reaper” collected an extra $100,000 in bonuses.

Whittaker finished Brunson in the opening round of the card’s main event, by rocking the powerful wrestler with a headkick, and then finishing him with punches. After the card, it was announced that Whittaker earned $50,000 for a “Performance of the Night” bonus, and that the middleweights had also earned “Fight of the Night”. As a result, the 25 year-old made an extra $100K.

The other “POTN” went to Tyson Pedro, who submitted Khalil Rountree in the first round with a rear-naked-choke.

UFC FN 101 took place in Melbourne, Australia.

posted by FCF Staff @ 11:09 am
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