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Torres, Mizugaki, Njokuani, and Yahya Awarded WEC 40 Bonuses

Miguel Torres

Miguel Torres

Miguel Torres, Takeya Mizugaki, Anthony Njokuani, and Rani Yahya were each awarded $10,000 bonuses on Sunday for their performances at WEC 40: Torres vs. Mizugaki, which was held at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois and aired live on Versus.

In the evening’s main event, Torres and Mizugaki exchanged punches in a five roundwar and were each awarded “Fight of the Night” bonuses for their performances in the bout that is considered an early Fight of the Year candidate.

On the prelminary card, Njokuani dropped Bart Palaszewski late in the first then picked up where he left off in the second, finishing Palaszewski off with punches just 27-seconds into the frame to earn “Knockout of the Night”.

“Submission of the Night” honors went to Rani Yahya for his submission of Eddie Wineland by rear naked choke just over one minute into the opening round.

For complete WEC 40 results click here.


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