It was a good night for Luke Rockhold tonight at UFC Fight Night 35. The former Strikeforce middleweight champion notched his first UFC victory with TKO victory over Costas Philipou.
To make the night even better, at the UFC Fight Night 35 post-fight press conference UFC President Dana White announced as part of the fight night bonuses Rockhold won $50,000 for his “knockout of the night” win over Philipou.
Other bonuses went to Cole Miller for his “submission of the night” win over Sam Sicilia and Yoel Romero and Derek Brunson for their “fight of the night”.
Each of those fighters also won $50,000.