You don’t often see too many emotions from the mild-mannered Tom Aspinall, but he couldn’t help but react when he found out he was going to be $50,000 richer.
Aspinall scored his seventh straight victory when he stopped Serghei Spivac in the first round in the UFC Fight Night 191 co-main event Saturday and was delivered some great news during his post-fight photo session.
The heavyweight prospect was told he won a “Performance of the Night Bonus , and his joy quickly turned to tears.
His performance earned him a POTN Bonus
— UFC (@ufc) September 4, 2021
The Team Kaobon fighter has finished all 11 of his pro wins and has earned three bonuses in his four UFC wins. Following his finish of Spivac, Aspinall called out Blagoy Ivanov, who’s ranked one spot ahead of him in the UFC’s heavyweight rankings.
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