19 Oct 2019, 12:03 IST
The month-old rivalry between Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens culminated in an excellent back-and-forth struggle within the co-main occasion at UFC Boston, which earned them the Combat of the Night time bonus for the occasion.
The Efficiency of the Night time awards went to Dominick Reyes who fought on the primary card, in addition to to Massachusetts’s personal Charles Rosa for his or her respective victories over Chris Weidman and Manny Bermudez.
MMA Preventing reported on the fights which gained bonuses at UFC on ESPN 6.
Fights that gained UFC Boston bonuses
The rematch between Rodriguez and Stephens at UFC on ESPN 6 efficiently redeemed their earlier struggle in Mexico Metropolis, which ended inside 15 seconds after Rodriguez by accident poked Stephens within the eye and compelled him to stroll out of the cage, eyes lined in sun shades.
However the two didn’t disappoint this time round and engaged in a full three-round battle, the primary two of which have been dominated by Rodriguez whereas the final one belonged to Stephens. Ultimately, the Unanimous Resolution (29-28) was dominated in Rodriguez’s favor after the 2 of them embraced in a pleasant, sporting method, thus hopefully placing an finish to their feud.
Each of them have been rewarded for the present they put up with the night’s Combat of the Night time award and might relish the prize of $50,000 every. That is Rodriguez’s fourth such award, whereas Stephens has gained it six instances beforehand.
Headliner Dominick Reyes claimed the second Efficiency of the Night time bonus in UFC with a first-round knockout win over Chris Weidman. The previous Middleweight Champion was overwhelmed by Reyes’ punches in lower than two minutes into the bout.
Native boy Charles Rosa additionally gained the Efficiency of the Night time bonus for submitting Manny Bermudez through armbar maintain inside the first spherical in entrance of his Massachusetts dwelling crowd.