Ciryl Gane had a triumphant homecoming in UFC Paris, earning one of the four performance bonuses handed out on the night. The former UFC interim heavyweight champion received an additional $50,000 for his stellar performance, securing a ‘Performance of the Night’ accolade with his second-round TKO victory over Serghei Spivac. This impressive win unfolded in front of an enthusiastic crowd of his fellow countrymen at the Accor Arena.
Adding to the French success story, UFC newcomer Morgan Charriere also received a ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus. Charriere made a memorable promotional debut by delivering a spectacular first-round knockout of Manolo Zecchini in a bout that had been highly anticipated.
UFC Paris’ remaining bonuses were awarded for the ‘Fight of the Night’ between Benoit Saint-Denis and Thiago Moises. Both fighters displayed incredible determination and skill, resulting in a thrilling brawl that earned them each an extra $50,000. Saint-Denis ultimately emerged victorious with a second-round TKO.