A lot of fans were surprised when Vinny Magalhaes didnâ€™t get the Submission of the Night award when he arm-barred Igor Pokrajac at UFC 152.
The fight was Magalhaesâ€™ return to the UFC light-heavyweight division following a sojourn in M-1 and elsewhere, and the submission was exactly the level you would expect from such a world-class BJJ competitor.
But the Submission of the Night bonus instead went to Jon Jones, who submitted Vitor Belfort with a kimura in the headline title fight. Magalhaesâ€™ submission was by far the more technical but, as he says, Jonesâ€™ was the more important.
And as he reveals in this video, the UFC sent him a cheque in the post anywayâ€¦