UFC Fight Island 5 Bonuses: Joaquin Buckley cashes in with ridiculous KO
Following Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen event at Flash Forum on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, the fight promotion announced the recipients of the performance-based bonuses.
In a night of spectacular finishes, four fighters were awarded an extra $50,000 for their talents inside the octagon. Joaquin Buckley, Cory Sandhagen, Chris Daukaus, and Tom Breese were awarded Performance of the Night bonuses.
Buckley made the most of his trip to “Fight Island,” scoring one of the most unbelievable knockouts in combat sports history. The highlight of the finish generated millions of likes and shares.
THE MOST UNBELIEVABLE KO IN UFC HISTORY 🤯 #UFCFightIsland5 pic.twitter.com/O7BOJg8h9c— UFC (@ufc) October 10, 2020
In the fight card’s main event, Sandhagen scored the biggest win of his career when he knocked out former title challenger and WSOF champion Marlon Moraes.