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'Rumble', Rothwell and Rivera take home bonuses in New Jersey

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 20: A general view of the stage during the UFC 197 on-sale press conference event inside MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on January 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 20: A general view of the stage during the UFC 197 on-sale press conference event inside MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on January 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The UFC completed yet another successful trip to the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ on Saturday in front of a crown of 10,555 at UFC Fight Night: Johnson vs. Bader. UFC VP of Public Relations Dave Sholler met with the media afterwards to discuss the event and hand out post-fight bonuses.

Headliner Anthony "Rumble" Johnson and heavyweight Ben Rothwell each took home a Performance of the Night bonus for their stoppage victories on the main card. Johnson needed just 1:26 to snap Ryan Bader's five-fight win streak, while Barnett became the first person ever to finish Josh Barnett by submission.

Jimmie Rivera and Iuri Alcantara took home $50,000 Fight of the Night bonuses for their three-round scrap, the only main-card bout that did not end in a finish. Rivera won a decision thanks in part to his three takedowns and a big second round, but Alcantara was never out of the fight at any point.

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All bonused fighters were awarded $50,000 in additional to their fight purses.