Alexander Gustafsson KOs Glover Teixeira at Fight Night 109

Gustafsson secured a huge win

He went into the fifth round against Glover Teixeira on Sunday but didn't require the judges. UFC officials announced the spoils following the event's conclusion.

One of the biggest earners of the night was Alexander Gustafsson, who earned a $10,000 check from Reebok after defeating Glover Teixeira via knockout, who also took home $10,000 (see it). Both Hadzovic and Velickovic launched comebacks to earn their bonus checks.

Gustafsson, number two contender Teixeira (26-5) won in his last fight and is pumped up to continue rolling all the way to another crack at the title. Gustafsson was able to land multiple punches in the second round, but Teixeira was able to stay on his feet and fire back at Gustafsson.

One of the few times Gustafsson didn't just evade Teixeira's lunge was in the third round, when he almost finished the fight.

A rematch between Jones and Gustafsson has been long requested, although it has yet to come to fruition due to Jones' issues outside of the cage and a few setbacks for "The Mauler" inside the cage. "Show these boy's how to throw an uppercut the Right way!"

The victory marked Gustafsson's second win in a row overall after dropping a heartbreaking split decision to light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in 2015.

On that date, Cormier will take on his longtime rival, Jon Jones, at UFC 214.

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