UFC 150 Bonuses: Cerrone Ends Up Big Winner

Donald Cerrone and Melvin Guillard at UFC 150The UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II post-fight bonuses were clear cut on Saturday night after the smoke cleared at the Pepsi Center in Denver.

Donald Cerrone ended up the big winner with two $60,000 post-fight bonuses.

The hometown favorite, Cerrone was awarded both Knockout and Fight of the Night bonuses for his fight with “The Young Assassin” Melvin Guillard.

After being rocked early with a left hook, “The Cowboy” rallied and scored a huge knockout over Guillard.  The fight was about the most exciting 76 seconds UFC fans could’ve asked for.

Also at UFC 150, TUF 14 runner-up Dennis Bermudez was awarded a $60,000 Submission of the Night bonus for his standing guillotine choke of Tommy Hayden.  Bermudez ate a knee early on and was in all sorts of trouble, but he rallied to score the guillotine choke late in the first round.

At the end of the night, UFC officials handed a grand total of $240,000 in post-fight bonuses for UFC 150.