Post-UFC Fight Night 92: And the Bonus Goes to…

Teruto-IshiharaThe Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went to Salt Lake, City, UT, for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 92: Rodriguez vs Caceres. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for ‘Performance of the Night’ and two fighters for ‘Fight of the Night’. The lines to wager on these props were available at Several Bookmakerss. UFC Fight Night 92’s Post-Fight Bonus-Award winners were… Yair Rodriguez and Alex Caceres earn Fight of the Night honors for their highly entertaining five round battle in the main event of the evening for UFC Fight Night 92 in Salt Lake City. It was the first five round fight and headlining slot for both featherweights and they both delivered. There was no real loser in this fight, but Rodriguez earned the win and received a split decision call from the judges at Octagon-side. This was a very fun scrap and fight fans are eagerly awaiting to see these 145-pound warriors back inside the Octagon. Noteworthy fight(s): – None. Marcin Tybura earns Performance of the Night for his second round headkick knockout of Viktor Pesta. The Polish heavyweight did a great job of finishing the fight in excellent, highlight reel fashion, ultimately picking up his first win inside the Octagon. Teruto Ishihara earns Performance of the Night for his first round knockout of Horacio Gutierrez. The pair exchanged, each having their moments, but it was Ishihara who ultimately had the last laugh, as he landed a punch that sent the Mexican fighter down to the canvas. The victory makes him undefeated in three straight bouts inside the Octagon and makes it back to back knockout victories for him. Noteworthy Performance(s): – Thales Leites defeated Chris Camozzi via third round rear naked choke submission after implementing his superior grappling to dominate the TUF 11 vet for the entirety of the contest. The Brazilian snapped his two fight losing skid with an incredible performance and fight fans look forward to his next Octagon outing. – Trevor Smith defeated Joe Gigliotti via unanimous decision on the judges’ scorecards after dominating the 22 year old promotional newcomer with his superior grapplng for all three rounds of action. What makes the victory even more note worthy is that Smith entered the Octagon with two broken ribs and in a great deal of pain. A solid win for the Strikeforce veteran, who now enjoys back to back victories inside the Octagon. – David Teymur defeated promotional newcomer Jason Novelli via second round knockout to make it two in a row for himself inside the Octagon, with both victories coming by way of knockout.

Written by Gabe Killian

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