Fabricio Werdum unified the UFC heavyweight titles with a shocking third round submission of former champion Cain Velasquez in the main event of last night’s (Sat., June 13, 2015) UFC 188 from the Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Mexico.
For his efforts, Werdum not surprisingly earned $50,000 for the card’s first ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus in addition to the much bigger prize of the unified heavyweight title.
The other $50,000 ‘Performance of the Night’ went to Patrick Williams for his 23-second submission over Alejandro Perez after he rocked him with an early uppercut, the fastest submission in WEC/UFC bantamweight history.
‘Fight of the Night’ predictably went to touted featherweight prospect Yair Rodriguez and his opponent Charles Rosa, who battled it out in a grueling back-and-forth war that saw Rodriguez score a big win on the grand stage to establish his name as one to watch.
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