© Photo : UFC RussiaUFC fighter Nikita Krylov
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MOSCOW, 24 July – Ukrainian fighter of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Nikita Krylov received a $50,000 bonus for the best performance of the evening at UFC Fight Night 208 in London, according to the promotion’s Twitter page.
In a light heavyweight fight (up to 93 kg), Krylov knocked out the Swede Alexander Gustafsson in the first round.
Also, American Jonathan Pierce, Briton Molly McCann and her compatriot Paddy Pimblett also received bonuses for the best performances of the evening. The US representative won by technical knockout over Finn Makwan Amirkhani. McCann knocked out American Hannah Goldie. Pimblett received a bonus for defeating American Jordan Leavitt by choke hold.
In the main event of the UFC Fight Night 208 tournament, American Curtis Blaydes defeated Briton Tom Aspinall by technical knockout.