Following Saturday’s UFC Vegas 59 battle card at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, officers from the battle promotion introduced the winners of the performance-based bonuses.
Struggle Of The Evening: Thiago Santos vs Jamahal Hill
In the principle occasion, Jamahal Hill survived an preliminary onslaught of heavy punches and takedowns from Thiago Santos, finally breaking him down over 4 rounds and incomes the TKO victory.
Regardless of ending previous opponents far cleaner, a back-and-forth battle is simply what Hill wanted as he propels towards the highest of the sunshine heavyweight division and will probably face former champion Jan Blachowicz, who he known as out post-fight.
Efficiency Of The Evening: Geoff Neal
In a battle that placing followers have been dreaming of for years, Geoff Neal delivered his most spectacular efficiency so far, defeating No. 6 Vicente Luque by knockout in Spherical 3.
It didn’t take lengthy for Neal to let his arms fly, swarming Luque with heavy strikes early and sometimes that visibly broken “The Silent Murderer”. Executing a whole lot of endurance, Neal didn’t cost in for the end, and bided his time till he may finally drop Luque for the third and closing time of the evening at 2:01 of Spherical 3.
Efficiency Of The Evening: Mohammed Usman
On the largest stage of his skilled combined martial arts profession, Mohammed Usman shined in his The Final Fighter Season 30 finale towards Zac Pauga. After an in depth first spherical that provided little to no perception on the way forward for the bout, it took 36 seconds into spherical 2 for Usman to close the lights out.
Touchdown a verify left hook, Pauga was out on his ft earlier than Usman landed the ultimate blows of the bout that sealed the deal. Usman’s victory makes him an fascinating proposition for UFC heavyweight contenders.
Efficiency Of The Evening: Bryan Battle
On an evening the place The Final Fighter had its two finals showcased on prime time, the TUF 29 winner Bryan Battle shocked the APEX crowd with a jaw dropping 44 second, head kick knockout towards Takashi Sato.
With the spotlight reel end, Battle extends his UFC win streak to 3 and sends a message to the welterweight division that he’s a rising contender desirous to rise the ranks.