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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)
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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
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