Chan Sung Jung did more than just make MMA history with the first ever “Twister” submission victory in the UFC he also netted a hefty $55,000 “Submission of the Night” bonus. Jung caught Leonard Garcia in the contorted spine/neck crank at UFC Fight Night 24.
Johny Hendricks pocketed a cool $55,000 “Knockout of the Night” bonus for his 95-second blitz of T.J. Waldburger.
Michael McDonald and Edwin Figueroa both received a $55,000 “Fight of the Night” bonus for their spirited battled on the undercard.
UFC Fight Night 24 was the UFC’s first ever event to be held in Seattle and it was a box office success. The event drew 14,212 people for a live gate of $1,182,850.