The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Saturday night announced the season bonuses for The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 2. Luiz Dutra Jr., Santiago Ponzinibbio, and Leonardo Santos earned the $25,000 bonuses.
Submission of the Season went to Luiz Dutra Jr. for his rear naked choke submission of Pedro Irie in the elimination round of the tournament. An injury forced Dutra out of the competition following the win.
Knockout of the Season was awarded to Santiago Ponzinibbio for his knockout of Marcio Santos, also in the elimination round.
Ponzinibbio doubled up on season bonuses by also taking part in the Fight of the Season. Fight of the Season went to Ponzinibbio and Leonardo Santos for their war in the semi-final round. Ponzinibbio suffered a broken hand in the fight and was replaced by Santos in the finals.
Santos went on to win the season by submitting William “Patolino” Macario in the co-main event of UFC on Fuel TV 10.
The bonuses were worth $25,000 each with Ponzinibbio taking home $50,000 in total bonus money.
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