UFC fighters given $30K bonuses at 'Fight for Troops'
There must be something about fighting in front of the men and women that put their lives on the line for you on a daily basis that boosts your performance to a whole new level. At least it appeared so after Wednesday night's UFC
Capping off the night was a crushing knockout by
The knockout earned Koscheck the UFC Fight for the Troops Knockout of the Night, which was accompanied by a bonus check to the tune of $30,000.
MMAWeekly.com learned of the UFC Fight for the Troops awards and bonuses on Wednesday night from UFC officials.
Many have been skeptical of how World Extreme Cagefighting's athletes from the now defunct WEC middleweight and light heavyweight divisions would do in the UFC Octagon. WEC light heavyweight champion
Besides earning a victory in his first UFC start, the brutal armbar finish was enough to garner Cantwell the UFC Fight for the Troops Submission of the Night and his own $30,000 bonus check.
Opening the live telecast on Spike TV,