As you may have read in previous articles Pat Healy’s tested positive for marijuana, following his awe win over Jim Miller at UFC 159, Bryan Caraway has reportedly been tapped for the card’s “Submission of the Night” award.
Caraway, who submitted Johnny Bedford at the event in Newark, New Jersey with a third round guillotine choke, will now receive the 65 grand that was originally awarded to Healy. As interesting as it is, it was Caraway who convienced UFC President Dana White prior to the event to raise the bonus award money from $50,000 to$65,000.
White revealed Caraway’s good fortune in a tweet saying:
“It’s known up front that checks are held until everyone passes the drug test. Brian Caraway get the SON now. Healy did himself dirty”
UFC will now hand the “Fight of the Night” bonus, to Miller. Healy will not receive the money because of his aforementioned test results.The 28 year-old lightweight’s win over Miller has also been overturned to a no-contest.