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Jung, Hendricks, McDonald and Figueroa Pocket $55,000 Bonuses

SEATTLE -- The UFC handed out bonuses of $55,000 each to Chan Sung Jung, Johny Hendricks, and the duo of Michael McDonald and Edwin Figueroa for their performances at UFC Fight Night 24.

Bantamweights McDonald and Figueroa pocketed the Fight of the Night bonus after a spirited three-round affair that saw everything from wild striking exchanges to several near submissions on the mat. McDonald won the bout via unanimous decision, but Figueroa's resilience -- particularly after taking the fight on short notice -- made a major impression on the fans at the Key Arena.

"The Korean Zombie," Chan Sung Jung, also drew acclaim as well as the Submission of the Night bonus for his twister finish of Leonard Garcia in the second round of their featherweight rematch. UFC color commentator Joe Rogan applauded the move as the first twister submission in UFC history, and Jung was rewarded accordingly with the bonus.

And finally, welterweight Johny Hendricks got the nod for Knockout of the Night after landing two straight left hands that sent T.J. Waldburger crashing headfirst onto the mat. Though Waldburger protested the stoppage and seemed relatively recovered after hitting the mat, he was visibly rocked by the blows and knocked off his feet by the second punch.

The event was a sellout, according to the UFC, with an official attendance of 14,212. The gate revenue for the event totaled $1,182,850.