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Fight Night Tampa post fight bonus recap

 

Fight Of The Night: Omari Akhmedov vs Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos

Performance Bonuses: Michael Chiesa, Glover Teixeira

• The first fight of the evening between Omari Akhmedov vs Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos took home top fight honors. Zaleski dos Santos claimed the victory by a third round TKO.

• Michael Chiesa’s win by submission against Beneil Dariush, the fifth submission victory of his UFC career, earned him the first of two bonuses this evening.

• Glover Teixeira’s first round demolition of former champion Rashad Evans in the 1st Round earned the final performance bonus of the evening.

• All four fighters earn $50k for their efforts tonight

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Jorge A. Mondaca is the managing editor of UFC.com. Find him on Twitter at @JorgeAMondaca