October 1, 2010

George Roop WEC

George Roop knocks out “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung at WEC 51

World Extreme Cagefighting awarded $10,000  bonus checks for in-cage performances at WEC 51 in front of 5,100 spectators at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado.

The bonus money recipients were Miguel Torres, George Roop, Donald Cerrone and Jamie Varner.

Submission of the Night went to former WEC bantamweight titleholder Miguel Torres for his second round rear naked choke submission of Charlie Valencia.

Knockout of the Night was awarded to George Roop for his highlight reel knockout of “The Korean Zombie,” Chan Sung Jung, by high kick.

Donald Cerrone and Jamie Varner went to war in the main event earning Fight of the Night honors.  Cerrone defeated Varner by unanimous decision in the rematch, settling the score with former champion.

Total bonus money awarded at WEC 51 was $40,000.