Bruno Silva took out a paper signal asking Dana White to reward him with a $75,000 efficiency bonus following his win over Victor Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 27.
The 31-year-old completed Rodriguez in precisely one minute with an enormous proper hand that despatched the American to the canvas.
For UFC 262, White had granted Tony Ferguson’s want of accelerating the efficiency bonus payout to $75,000. Silva tried convincing the UFC president to do the identical as soon as once more at UFC Vegas 27.
Whereas it’s possible that the Brazilian will obtain the usual $50,000 Efficiency of the Evening bonus, Silva asking for $25,000 extra left MMA Twitter with blended reactions.
Some followers had a pleasant chuckle over Silva’s attraction to Dana White, whereas some have been disenchanted with the truth that he needed to “beg” for a rise within the post-fight bonus.
Bruno Silva now has two consecutive stoppage wins within the UFC
Bruno Silva’s win over Victor Rodriguez was his second straight end within the UFC. His final combat was towards JP Buys, whom he defeated by way of TKO in March earlier this 12 months.
At UFC Vegas 27, Silva did not pull any punches. The 31-year-old began the combat aggressively proper off the bat. He caught Rodriguez with a proper hand earlier than gorgeous him with a knee within the clinch.
Watching his opponent retreat, Silva waded in to land a large blow that flatlined Rodriguez.
After succumbing to 2 defeats in 2020, Bruno Silva appears to be on a proper observe in 2021, in contrast to Victor Rodriguez, whose UFC journey does not look too promising.
‘Vicious’ made his promotional debut in October final 12 months towards Adrian Yanez. He misplaced the combat after Yanez stung him with a thunderous head kick.
His most up-to-date loss by the hands of Silva was additionally a 60-second knockout, holding him on the sting of being minimize from the UFC.