UFC 199 was wild in every regard, from the moment Bruce Buffer introduced Polo Reyes and Dong Hyun Kim to the moment he announced Michael Bisping as the new UFC middleweight champion. It was a fantastic card full of upsets, devastating knockouts and comebacks capped off by a pair of title fights. Bisping captured the 185-pound title in shocking and devastating fashion with a first-round knockout of Luke Rockhold in the evening's main event, and bantamweight titleholder Dominick Cruz dominated Urijah Faber to defend his belt for the first time in the co-feature.
Following the event, UFC officials handed out four post-fight bonuses worth $50,000 each for Performance of the Night (x2) and Fight of the Night (x2).
Michael Bisping: New champ Bisping took home an extra cheque for his spectacular finish over Rockhold, as expected. He definitely deserved it, entering the Octagon as the biggest underdog of UFC 199 and leaving the Octagon with the strap around his waist.
Dan Henderson: Hendo does it again -- when it's least expected, he lands the H-Bomb to light the entire MMA world on fire with happiness and surprise. It was a vicious knockout win over Hector Lombard, a sizable favourite going into the matchup -- a powerful elbow to the temple in the second round after getting rocked himself in an outstanding round one, to earn the other Performance of the Night bonus.
Polo Reyes vs. Dong Hyun Kim: The two fighters involved in the evening's curtain-jerker, Reyes and Kim, both deserved Fight of the Night honors. They threw down for three rounds wobbling each other several times throughout the fight, were exhausted in the second half and had no quit in them. Reyes and Kim completely left everything in the cage on Saturday evening.