Ronda Rousey Highlights UFC 170 Fight Bonuses

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In the main event of tonight’s UFC 170, Ronda Rousey garnered her first stoppage by strikes as she defeated Sara McMann to retain the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. The champion also ended up with some extra cash in her pocket at the end of the night.

It was announced during the post-fight press conference that the fight night bonuses went to Rory MacDonald and Demian Maia for their “Fight of Night”, which MacDonald won by unanimous decision. Rousey and Stephen Thompson for “Performance of the Night”, with Rousey defeating McMann and Thompson defeating Robert Whittaker.

The four fighters received $50,000 bonuses.

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Between The Ropes UFC 160 Preview- May 24, 2013

ufc 160On today’s MMA podcast we preview UFC 160, which takes place Saturday night in Las Vegas. Joining us on the podcast:

UFC Lightweight KJ Noons joins us as KJ discusses his fight with Donald Cerrone, which kicks off the main card of UFC 160. Noons also discusses his last fight in Strikeforce, his favorite Strikeforce moment, what he expects from Cerrone and more.

UFC Welterweight Stephen Thompson joins us to preview his fight against Nah-Shon Burrell, which headlines the Facebook portion of Saturday’s card. Thompson discusses the knee injury that sidelined him recently, what he learned from the Matt Brown fight last year, if he is a preacher and much more.

Finally to end the podcast, MMA columnist Duane Finley stops by. We preview UFC 160 and the latest in the world of MMA.

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