Official UFC Vegas 39 post-fight bonuses have been announced, with 4 fighters ending fight week with an additional $50,000 in their bank accounts.
Marina Rodriguez vs Mackenzie Dern earns Fight of the Night bonus
Result: Marina Rodriguez DEF. Mackenzie Dern by decision in round 5
UFC officials announced that Rodriguez and Dern would be taking home an extra 50k bonus for their part in the back and forth 115lbs Bout which ended in a close decision.
Rodriguez pulled off a betting upset, coming in as a moderate +165 underdog. Rodriguez got the nod from the MMA judges after a hard-fought 5 rounds. A $100 bet on Rodriguez would have netted $165.
Mariya Agapova gets performance of the night bonus for highlight reel submission of Sabina Mazo
Result: Mariya Agapova DEF. Sabina Mazo by submission in round 3
Mariya Agapova‘s fight purse got a 50k boost after Agapova was given Performance of the Night honors for the highlight reel submission of Sabina Mazo.
Agapova needed 3 rounds to finish Mazo. She got the highlight reel submission of Sabina Mazo at 0:53 in round 3.
Agapova pulled off a betting upset, coming in as a moderate +180 underdog. She got the highlight reel submission of Sabina Mazo finish at 0:53 in round 3. A $100 bet on Agapova would have netted $180.
Lupita Godinez gets performance of the night bonus for highlight reel submission of Silvana Gómez Juárez
Result: Lupita Godinez DEF. Silvana Gómez Juárez by submission in round 1
Godinez also goes home with an extra 50k in the bank. She made quick work of Gómez Juárez, finishing the fight in the very first round.
Godinez came in as the moderate favorite and finished Gómez Juárez at 4:14 in round 1. A $330 bet on Godinez would have netted $100.