The UFC on FOX 23 main card had four showcase fights, and all four delivered.
To the point that the UFC announced that each of the winner from Saturday night’s main card in Denver would received a Performance of the Night bonus.
The four fights all ended in dramatic finishes, capped off by Valentina Shevchenko’s surprising submission victory over Julianna Pena in what was fashioned as a No. 1 contender bout in the women’s bantamweight division.
In the co-main event, Jorge Masvidal scored an emphatic TKO victory over the hometown favorite Donald Cerrone, dealing “Cowboy” his first loss as a welterweight.
Meanwhile, heavyweight prospect Francis Ngannou came through with flying colors in his biggest test to date against former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski, scoring a first-round knockout, and Jason Knight kicked off the main card by submitting Alex Caceres.
All received $50,000 on top of their regular show/win money.
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