Sean Strickland’s impressive performance in the main event of UFC Vegas 76 earned him a well-deserved bonus of $50,000. The middleweight fighter secured a second-round TKO victory against Abus Magomedov, marking his first UFC finish since 2020.
Additionally, another newcomer, Nursulton Ruziboev, made a strong impact in his UFC debut. Ruziboev claimed the Performance of the Night bonus by delivering a knockout victory over Brunno Ferreira in just 77 seconds during the main card opener.
The Fight of the Night honor went to lightweights Elves Brener and Guram Kutateladze, who engaged in an intense battle on the preliminary card. Despite initially facing adversity, Brenner made a remarkable comeback and secured a third-round TKO victory over Kutateladze, surprising many as a heavy underdog.
All bonuses awarded during UFC Vegas 76 amounted to $50,000 each, as is customary.
UFC Vegas 76 took place on Saturday, July 1, at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
|Second-round TKO against Abus Magomedov
|77-second knockout against Brunno Ferreira
|Fight of the Night
|Elves Brener & Guram Kutateladze
|Thrilling lightweight battle, third-round TKO for Brenner