Marvin Vettori brought his game to a new level with a main event win over middleweight contender Jack Hermansson.
In addition to Vettori’s breakout performance, undefeated light heavyweight contender Jamahal Hill scored a massive TKO win over former title challenger Ovince Saint Preux, Octagon newcomer Jordan Leavitt banked a devastating 22-second knockout slam, and lightweight fighter Gabriel Benitez stopped Justin Jaynes with a nasty knee to the body.
Fight fans also saw an action-packed “Prelims” card complete with a Louis Smolka TKO stoppage and a one-punch knockout finish by talented youngster Ilia Topuria.
In order to sift through the action and see which fighters took home an extra $50,000, we take a closer look at the official UFC Vegas 16 bonus winners below:
Fight of the Night: Marvin Vettori vs. Jack Hermansson
Performance of the Night: Jordan Leavitt
Performance of the Night: Gabriel Benitez