Each day, The MMA Corner will provide a recap of results, event announcements, fight matchups, and injuries/cancellations from throughout the world of MMA.

TUF: Smashes season bonuses handed out

Now that the first installment of “TUF: The Smashes” is in the books, the bonuses from the first season have been handed out.

For “Knockout of the Season” welterweight tournament winner, Robert Whittaker will be taking home $25,000. On the other side for “Submission of the Season”, lightweight runner-up, Colin Fletcher will take the $25,000 bonus.

“Fight of the Season” was awarded to Ben Alloway who was also awarded “Knockout of the Night” from last night’s UFC on FX 6 card. On top of the $40,000 for “Knockout of the Night”, Alloway will also earn $25,000 for the best fight from the first season. Alloway’s opponent, Brad Scott will also take home $25,000.

Source: MMA Junkie

Jamie Varner pulled from TUF 16 Finale fight, postponed until UFC 155

Last week it was Shabulat Shamhalaev getting sick on the night of the fight, now the bug has jumped over to the UFC taking out Jamie Varner.

Varner was slated to fight Melvin Guillard in a lightweight showdown on the FX card, but due to illness the NSAC has decided to cancel the fight.

The two lightweights will have their fight postponed until UFC 155 later this month instead.

Source: MMA Junkie

Photo: Jamie Varner (Sherdog.com/Keith Mills)