UFC London bonuses: Paddy Pimblett, Meatball Molly McCann wow British crowd
The UFC London bonuses were announced shortly following Saturday’s event. To no one’s surprise, British stars Paddy Pimblett and “Meatball” Molly McCann were among the winners of the $50,000 USD performance bonus winners after wowing their home country crowd.
UFC London Bonus winners
Performance Of The Night: Paddy Pimblett
Paddy Pimblett rarely fails to excite his British fans. It was no different on Saturday, as he secured a tight rear-naked choke midway through the second round of his bout with Jordan Leavitt. It was his third finish and third performance bonus in as many bouts in the Octagon.
Performance Of The Night: Molly McCann
Pimblett’s teammate and country woman “Meatball” Molly McCann also wowed her fans with a first-round stoppage of Hannah Goldy. After getting off to a rocky 3-3 start in the Octagon, McCann has won her last three bouts, earning performance bonuses in each of them.
Performance Of The Night: Nikita Krylov
Nikita Krylov stated his case for a move in the light heavyweight rankings with his impressive victory over UFC Hall of Famer Alexander Gustafsson. It took Krylov just 67 seconds to stop Gustafsson.
Performance Of The Night: Jonathan Pierce
Jonathan Pierce was the only preliminary card fighter to earn a $50,000 USD bonus on Saturday with his second-round stoppage of Makwan Amirkhani.