UFC Vegas 35 Bonuses! Meerschaert Banks $50K For Comeback Submission

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Featherweight contender Giga Chikadze delivered in his first UFC main event bid last night (Sat., Aug. 28, 2021) at UFC Vegas 35 live on ESPN/ESPN+ from inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, when “Ninja” finished Edson Barboza via third-round TKO (highlights HERE).

In addition to the featherweight headliner, a collection of main card and “Prelims” matchups produced memorable action. Check them out below and let us know which one was your favorite:

  • Middleweight contender Abdul Razak Alhassan scored a terrifying head kick knockout over Italian fighter Alessio Di Chirico (see it HERE)
  • Bryan Battle pulled off a second-round submission finish over Gilbert Urbina to win The Ultimate Fighter middleweight finale
  • Submission specialist Gerald Meerschaert captured another finish on the ground when he pulled off a come-from-behind stoppage over touted prospect Makhmud Muradov
  • Middleweight newcomer Andre Petroski made good on his Octagon debut with a third-round TKO stoppage of TUF teammate Micheal Gillmore (highlights HERE)
  • Pat Sabatini continued his featherweight ascension with a brutal heel hook submission over Jamall Emmers

In order to sift through the action and see which fighters took home an extra $50,000, we take a closer look at the official UFC Vegas 35 bonus winners below:

  • Performance of the Night: Giga Chikadze
  • Performance of the Night: Abdul Razak Alhassan
  • Performance of the Night: Gerald Meerschaert
  • Performance of the Night: Pat Sabatini

For complete UFC Vegas 35 results and coverage click here.

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