Bektic, Jacare win UFC Charlotte bonuses with big 1st-round knockouts

Both Mirsad Bektic and Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza saw their emphatic stoppage victories rewarded with an extra $50,000 on Saturday.

The pair took Performance of the Night honors for their first-round stoppages at UFC on FOX 27 in Charlotte, where Bektic rebounded from his first career loss with a nasty knockout of fellow featherweight Godofredo Pepey on the evening’s prelims, while Souza cracked middleweight Derek Brunson with a head kick and follow-up punches to win their headlining rematch via the same method.

Welterweights Drew Dober and Frank Camacho also took some extra cabbage home for their Fight of the Night, a three-round slugfest the former won by unanimous decision.

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