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UFC Fight Night Sacramento: Performance of the Night bonuses handed out

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UFC Fight Night Sacramento: Performance of the Night bonuses handed out

History was made Saturday at Golden 1 Center. UFC Fight Night Sacramento now holds the record for the shortest amount of combined fight time in a main and co-main event. 

But only one of those winners, Urijah Faber, earned a $50,000 bonus. Four fighters -- Faber, Josh Emmett, Andre Fili and Jonathan Martinez -- received the $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus. Germaine de Randamie, who handed Aspen Ladd her first loss with a 16-second knockout, did not receive the bonus. 

Faber came out of retirement and put on a show for the home crowd. "The California Kid" knocked out Ricky Simon in 46 seconds, and quickly went home to celebrate with his daughter, Cali. 

Emmett, another member of Team Alpha Male fighting out of Sacramento, gave the crowd plenty to cheer about before Faber entered the octagon. The 34-year-old caught Mirsad Bektic with a right jab and knocked him out in the final minute of the first round.

Fili was the feel-good story of the night. Another Team Alpha Male fighter to go home victorious had someone special watching him in the crowd. The Sacramento native's father had been in prison for 17 years, and the first time he saw his son since, Fili knocked out Sheymon Moraes in the first round.

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Martinez handed Team Alpha Male, which went 4-2 on the night, their first loss of the event. In the third round, he caught Pingyuan Liu with a violent knee to his head to knock him out. 

Saturday night was jam-packed out memorable moments in Sacramento, and four fighters' bank accounts prove it.

Watch Josh Emmett knock Mirsad Bektic out at UFC Fight Night Sacramento

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Watch Josh Emmett knock Mirsad Bektic out at UFC Fight Night Sacramento

Sacramento, stand up. 

One fight before Urijah Faber came out of retirement at UFC Fight Night Sacramento, fellow Team Alpha Male fighter Josh Emmett (15-2-0) entered the octagon for his featherweight match against Mirsad Bektic (13-2-0). Emmett earned a rousing ovation from the home crowd at Golden 1 Center and instantly proved he deserved their admiration. 

The 34-year-old who wrestled locally at Menlo College, knocked Bektic out in the final minute of the first round. 

Emmett caught Bektic with a right jab that knocked him to straight to the mat. And then, the veteran landed a flurry of punches on the ground to quickly end the match. 

"The California Kid" was loving every second of his teammate's victory, too. 

It was a great night for Team Alpha Male. Faber's win was icing on the cake.