Feb 22, 2014; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Stephen Thompson (blue gloves) swings at Robert Whittaker (red gloves) with a left hook during their UFC welterweight bout at Mandalay Bay. Thompson won with a TKO in the first round. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

UFC 170 post fight bonuses


UFC 170 was an exciting card packed with superb fights and action throughout. In the main event of the evening, Ronda Rousey defended her UFC Women’s Bantamweight title by TKO’ing Sara McMann with a brutal knee to the liver. In the co-main event, Daniel Cormier demolished Patrick Cummins with a first round TKO.

With so many exciting fights and bouts, the UFC bonuses must have been a difficult choice.  Check out the bonuses below:

Performance Bonus: Stephen Thompson and Ronda Rousey

Fight of the Night: Rory MacDonald vs. Demian Maia

All four fighters will take home an extra $50,000 in bonus money. Stephen Thompson opened up the UFC 170 pay per view with a scintillating TKO finish in the first round over Robert Whitaker. Ronda Rousey got her first TKO victory when she finished Sara McMann in just over a minute.

In a night full of finishes, Rory MacDonald and Demian Maia put on a closely contested three round battle. In the first round, Maia was able to establish full mount for more than half the round. The second round saw Rory open up on the feet and start to control the pace. Maia showed improved stand up, but his gas tank failed him midway through round 2. Rory controlled the last round as well to pick up the decision victory.

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Tags: Dana White Daniel Cormier Demian Maia Patrick Cummins Ronda Rousey Rory MacDonald Stephen Thompson UFC