Fireworks from Tony Ferguson and Anthony Pettis earns them FOTN

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Renjith Ravindran
An engineer by luck and a sports writer by passion, Renjith has been covering various sports for almost half a decade. He has received praise from the likes of WWE superstars Paul Heyman and Natalya for his work and has also interviewed some notable names from the business. He is constantly looking out for creative challenges that excite him and finds beauty in the art of Combat Sports.
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UFC 229 is in the books and it’s safe to say that the event lived up to the hype. While all eyes were on the fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor, Tony Ferguson and Anthony Pettis stole the show with their crazy brawl.

Tony Ferguson secured a victory at UFC 229 over Anthony Pettis

It was Ferguson that came on top in the end with a stoppage victory. After the fight, both men showed some great sportsmanship and paid respects to each other. Ferguson and Pettis have now been rewarded by UFC as well. The fight was picked for the Fight of the Night reward.

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This means that both Ferguson and Pettis will take home $50,000 for the event. Apart from these two, Aspen Ladd and Derrick Lewis will take home the same amount as they were chosen for Performance of the Night reward.

Lewis had secured a last-minute knockout over Alexander Volkov at the event. Meanwhile, Ladd went home with a first round stoppage win over former Invicta champion Tonya Evinger. With the win, Ladd improved her record to 7-0.

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What did you think of the UFC 229 pay-per-view? And what do you think about the performance of the night rewards? Let us know in the comments section below.


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