The UFC closed out its 2020 pay-per-view events with a fight card that suffered from several title bouts dropping off, but which delivered when it came to action come fight time.
There were numerous candidates for the UFC 256 performance bonuses, including both the Fight of the Night honors and the Performance of the Night awards, for which fighters receive a $50,000 bonus.
Performance of the Night: Kevin Holland
Middleweight contender Kevin Holland continued raging through 2020 with his fifth victory of the year at UFC 256.
Fighting off of his back, Holland knocked out Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza less than two minutes into their main card bout, earning a Performance of the Night bonus.
“(Holland) destroyed Jacare from his back. Very, very impressive. I was blown away with him tonight,” UFC president Dana White said at the post-fight press