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UFC on ESPN 12 Bonuses: Poirier vs. Hooker Gets FOTN

June 28, 2020 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
UFC on ESPN 12

In the main event of last night’s UFC on ESPN 12 card, former interim lightweight champion and title contender Dustin Poirier defeated Dan Hooker in what turned out to be a back-and-forth, five-round war. Following the event, UFC announced that the fight deservedly won Fight of the Night honors, which you can see below.

Both Poirier and Hooker received an additional $50,000 for their stunning main event bout. Elsewhere, Kay Hansen and Julian Erosa were awarded Performance of the Night bonuses for their respective wins over Jinh Yu Frey and Sean Woodson. Hansen beat the former Invicta FC atomweight champion Frey with third-round armbar sumbission. Meanwhile, Erosa submitted with a D’Arce choke in the third round. Hansen and Erosa both received additional $50,000 payouts.

UFC on ESPN 12 was held last night at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fight card was closed to the general public. The main card and prelims were broadcast live on ESPN. You can read 411’s live report on the event RIGHT HERE.