Yoel Romero stuns Luke Rockhold; title shot next, Dana White says

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"I think in the first round I took two kicks and I'm pretty sure it broke my leg", Romero told Megan Olivi through an interpreter on the UFC 221 post-fight show on FS1. Rockhold was reportedly awarded 30% of Romero's purse which is said to have totalled about $100,000.

Jussier Formiga of Brazil submits Ben Nguyen in their flyweight bout during the UFC 221 event at Perth Arena on February 11, 2018 in Perth, Australia.

Yoel Romero's third-round stoppage over Luke Rockhold did not earn him an interim title on Saturday, but it was still the biggest win of his career. Going into Saturday, only Rockhold was eligible to get the interim belt.

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Despite the win, the 40-year old Cuban was denied the interim title after failing to make weight by two pounds a day earlier, but his strong showing means he will get a shot at the title sooner rather than later.

As for Rockhold, after losing the middleweight title in devastating fashion against Michael Bisping, injuries kept him on the shelf for over a year, before his come back, last September, to take on David Branch.

Following the nights action, three UFC Performance bonuses were handed out, with each victor earning an extra $50,000.

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Last but not least, Israel Adesanya nabbed his own "Performance of the Night" bonus.

Adesanya used a versatile striking game to pick Rob Wilkinson apart, finishing him with an assortment of knees and punches midway through the second round.

Below you can find full results for the card, including prelims. At the end of the fight, Aussie fighter Matthews walked away with a unanimous decision victory, and both fighters walked away with $50,000 bonus checks.

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