UFC 169 Fighter Bonuses: Abel Trujillo Walks Away With $125k, Jamie Varner Gets $75k

Abel Trujillo and Jamie Varner both walkeed away with $50,000 in bonuses for their stand up performance’s during Saturday’s UFC 169 event, with Abel taking home an extra $75,000 for the “Knockout of the Night” finish and Jamie an additional 25k for “Fight of the Night.”

UFC President Dana White released the news of the winners at the post UFC 169 news conference. The post-fight bonus awards typically are $50,000, but White said with no submission finishes on the card, that Abel would receive the additional 25k for his stunning KO victory over Varner, who got an additional 25k himself for the “Fight of the Night” loss. UFC 169 took place at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. . The main card aired live on pay-per-view with the prelims showing on FOX Sports 1.

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