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An exciting night of fights at UFC 150 in Denver was capped off with lightweight champion Ben Henderson retaining his title with a split decision win over Frankie Edgar.
Following the action UFC officials announced that the following fighters were award $60K bonuses for their performances. Donald Cerrone picks up two awards to bank a very nice $120K.
Fight of the Night – Donald Cerrone and Melvin Guillard
Knockout of the Night – Donald Cerrone
Submission of the Night – Dennis Bermudez
UFC 150 – $60K Bonuses to Cerrone, Guillard and Bermudez is a post from: MMA Interplay UFC News
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Donald Cerrone knocked out former training partner Melvin Guillard in the first round, in a continuing episode of Jackson’s vs. Blackzilians.
Cerrone came out hard, but Guillard stunned him with a counter left and swarmed him with punches and a knee to look for the finish. Cerrone survived and landed a high kick which put Guillard on rubber legs and then the “Cowboy” landed...
Frankie Edgar wasn’t supposed to be challenging for the UFC lightweight title at UFC 150. Yet after a public campaign, Edgar wound up getting the immediate rematch. Edgar and Henderson picked up where they left off in Japan and ended with even more controversy than before.
(Maybe with his big payday Mr. Cerrone can buy himself some manners)It's a pretty good gig if you are talented enough (and willing to put in the billion hours of work) to get it - 76 seconds in the Octagon last night for Cowboy Cerrone earned him $183,600. And Jake Shields didn't do so bad for himself, either - his $150,000 payday puts him among the top 10 earning fighters...
After a spectacular night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded three fighters some extra cash for their special performances at “UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II.”
Donald Cerrone (Pictured) double dipped by taking home ‘Fight of the Night’ for his back-and-forth battle against Melvin Guillard, and ‘Knockout of the Night’ for putting his buddy to sleep in...
Fresh off his victory over friend Melvin Guillard, Cerrone hits the lake with some friends. Looks like a great way to spend all that ca$h he made Saturday night.
Cowboy Cerrone Hulks out
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This Saturday night, Melvin Guillard will take on former teammate and friend, Donald Cerrone in the co-main event of UFC 150.
Lightweight contender Melvin Guillard explains the finer points of press conference fashion in his UFC 150 Fighter Diary.
Melvin Guillard: Fighting anybody to get to the top
UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar main card breakdown
The winners circle...
Tonight’s UFC 150 card was one for the ages.
The main event was a battle between Frankie Edgar and Benson Henderson, with the champ Henderson winning a split decision. However, they did not pick up any bonus money for their affair. The co-main event which lasted a whopping 76 seconds grabbed two of the nights bonuses.
Dennis Bermudez picked up submission of the night for his first...
Remember those days when the UFC didn’t think there was enough depth to have a lightweight division? In the early shades of this millennium if you weren’t able to make 170-pounds then you would have a lot of trouble finding work in North America.
Well, today things are a little different, the 155-pound ranks might be the must cut-throat division right now, getting to fight for...
Donald Cerrone proved he’s a contender at the 155lbs division tonight at UFC 150. He was rocked early in the first round by Melvin Guillard, however just seconds later he landed a beautiful high kick and followed it up with a heavy right hand to end the fight.
Earlier this week during an interview with “Inside MMA” Cerrone made it crystal clear that he wants a fight with Anthony...
The main event of UFC 150 is set as lightweight champion Ben Henderson and challenger Frankie Edgar both successfully made weight on Friday. Henderson tipped the scales at 154.4 pounds while Edgar weighed in at 154.6 pounds.
The co-main event pits Donald Cerrone against former training partner Melvin Guillard in a lightweight clash. Cerrone successfully made weight at 155 pounds...
Congratulations to Wes for winning our UFC 150 Pick 'Em Contest via tiebreaker. His prize is the really swell Dethrone Royalty shirt pictured above (but in red & grey). Next Pick 'Em action will be for Saturday's Strikeforce: Rousey vs Kaufman. Thanks for playing!Consensus Picks:
Benson Henderson - 72%
Donald Cerrone - 88%