UFC on Fuel TV 7 Fighter Bonuses: Watson Banks $100,000 | MMAWeekly.com
The Ultimate Fighting Championship handed out $50,000 bonuses for in-Octagon performances following UFC on Fuel TV 7 in London on Saturday. Renan Barao, Tom Watson and Stanislov Nedkov banked the bonus money.
The Fight of the Night bonus money went to Tom Watson and Stanislov Nedkov. The two went to war on the Facebook aired preliminary card. Watson was in trouble early, but withstood Nedkov’s barrage. He utilized the clinch to inflict damage. Watson landed a knee to the body that knocked Nedkov down in the second round and finished with punches.
Watson also banked the Knockout of the Night bonus award for the finish of Nedkov, raising his bonus money to $100,000.UFC on Fuel TV 7: Barao vs. McDonald Gate and Attendance | MMAWeekly.comSubmission of the Night honors went to interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao for his fourth round submission of Michael McDonald in the main event.
UFC on Fuel TV 7: Barão vs. McDonald landed at the Wembley Arena – not to be confused with its much larger neighbor, Wembley Stadium. British fight fans filled the indoor arena, accounting for an attendance of 10,349, according to UFC president Dana White.
The $1.3 million gate was another solid return for the promotion, setting a record for the Wembley Arena.