Found April 28, 2013 on
After a night of decent MMA action, UFC President Dana White awarded Roy Nelson (pictured) and Jim Miller each an additional $65,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen.” Pat Healy double dipped and took home $130,000 in bonuses.
Nelson took home “Knockout of the Night” honors with a vicious overhand right on Cheick Kongo in the opening round of their shootout.
Healy and Miller scored “Fight of the Night” for their thrilling back-and-forth battle. Healy snatched an extra $65k for “Submission of the Night” for his rear-naked choke on Miller.
UFC 159 took place inside Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
Fight of the Night:
Jim Miller and Pat Healy ($65,000/each)
Submission of the Night:
Pat Healy ($65,000)
Knockout of the Night:
Roy Nelson ($65,000)
BEST OF MAXIM
Roy Nelson knocked out Cheick Kongo with an overhand right to the temple in the first round of their bout at UFC 159 on Satu…
The Ultimate Fighting Championships announced the UFC 159 live gate and attendance as well as the bonus awards at the post-fight press conference.
Live Gate: $2.7
Attendance: 15, 227
Knockout of the Night – Roy Nelson
Submission of the Night – Pat Healy
Fight of the Night – Pat Healy vs. Jim Miller
Each competitor won $65,000 for their efforts
Roy Nelson picked up his sixth...
UFC 159 is in the books, and it was certainly among the more odd events that's taken place. A couple of technical decisions, a mangled toe, an early stoppage, and a Roy Nelson KO for the ages. Check out who's saying what at the UFC Post Fight Press Conference.
Last Saturday’s UFC event was probably one of the strangest shows in a long time. It could’ve been the final haunting by the ghost of UFC 151, or it could’ve just been one of those nights where nothing goes as planned. Sometimes these things happen in MMA. We saw multiple fights end early, and Gian Villante and Ovince St. Preux. Villante was poked in the eye, and when the...
I don’t think you will find two better talkers than Stone Cold Steve Austin and Chael Sonnen. The worlds of WWE and UFC recently crossed when Austin had Chael on his podcast. According to Sonnen, their paths may have crossed sooner.
Congratulations to Wes who won our UFC 159 Pick 'Em Contest, and also to Luke Fortune who was April's monthly winner (via tiebreaker). Our next Pick 'Em Contest will be for UFC on FX: Belfort vs Rockhold on May 18th. Thanks for playing!
Jon Jones - 85%
Michael Bisping - 63%
Roy Nelson - 85...
After thrashing Chael Sonnen this past Saturday at UFC 159, reigning light heavyweight king Jon Jones tied Tito Ortiz (pictured) for the most successful 205-pound title defenses in Octagon history.
While Jones is still one win away from solidifying his spot as the promotion’s most decorated champion in the division, UFC president Dana White believes Jones has already surpassed...
Cats may have nine lives, but UFC president Dana White says Leonard Garcia’s (pictured) UFC career will likely stop at five.
After dropping his fifth consecutive scrap in a lopsided unanimous decision defeat to Cody McKenzie at UFC 159, White didn’t outright fire the featherweight, but insinuated the writing was already plastered all over the cage wall.
“He got beat,” White...
Remember when Dana White was extra bald and extra shouty as he yelled something along the lines of, “The people want a superfight between Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre and I’m going to make sure it happens!” Well, it seems that I still have a better chance of providing my middle school with that Coke machine in the cafeteria that I promised all those years ago than the...