Article

Fight Night San Antonio Bonus Recap

Read on to find out who took home bonuses from Fight Night San Antonio. 

Six fighters joined the UFC's Senior Director of Public Relations, Dave Sholler, at the UFC Fight Night San Antonio post-fight press conference: Headliners Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens, undefeated welterweight Kelvin Gastelum, fast-rising light heavyweight Clint Hester, newcomer Carlos Diego Ferreira and TUF Brazil 1 winner Cezar Ferreira

Featherweights Swanson and Stephens took home Fight of the Night for their main event scrap. Stephens held the moment early, only to see Swanson rebound and take control over the final three rounds. 

Flyweight Ray Borg was awarded one of two Performance of the Night bonues for his first-round finish of Shane Howell, marking his first win in the Octagon. The other Performance of the Night bonus was given to Diego Ferreira, who submitted TUF 16 winner Colton Smith.  

Each winner was awarded $50,000. Click here to learn more about the new UFC post-fight bonus structure. 

Sholler also addressed the news that recently retired UFC fighter Chael Sonnen again tested positive for banned substances after a second random drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission before his since-aborted bouts with Wanderlei Silva and then Vitor Belfort.

“We were made aware that a second random test conducted earlier this month resulted in a positive test for additional banned substances,” said Sholler. “Chael will have the opportunity to appear in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission next month and through a statement released to media tonight, he’s pledged to cooperate. Our stance on the subject remains absolutely the same. We support the commission and we will continue to ensure that all UFC competitors compete on an even playing field free of performance enhancing drugs and banned substances.”

> Watch: Fight Night San Antonio Post-Fight Press Conference

The UFC returns next Saturday with UFC 175, Live on Pay-Per-View!
Saturday, July 30
3AM
BST
Atlanta, GA

Media

Recent
Find out what makes strawweight fighter Rose Namajunas the ultimate warrior. And don't miss Namajunas take on Karolina Kowalciewicz on Saturday in the co-main event at UFC 201.
Jul 26, 2016
Watch UFC matchmakers Joe Silva and Sean Shelby discuss some of the best bouts at UFC 201, including Robbie Lawler vs Tyron Woodley, Rose Namajunas vs Karolina Kowalkiewicz and more.
Jul 26, 2016
With one of the best breakdowns to date, Robin Black dives into the glorious UFC 201 main event between Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley for the welterweight title. How much growth will Woodley show after a lengthy layoff against the King of the 5th round?
Jul 25, 2016
Karolina Kowalkiewicz hits the gym and gets a little UFC 2 gaming action in, Rose Namajunas enjoys nature with her dogs, Tyron Woodley relaxes as his big fight approaches and Robbie Lawler takes in a ballgame on UFC 201 Embedded Episode 1.
Jul 25, 2016