Found October 16, 2012 on
$70,000 bonuses were handed out to the following fighters for their outstanding performances inside of Rio de Janeiro's HSBC Arena.
• Fight of the Night - Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva
• Submission of the Night - Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
• Knockout of the Night - Rony Marinao Bezerra
Watch the presser in full after the jump.
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Video: UFC on FUEL TV: Highlights - UFC 153Switch out Maia for Shogun and Rio had themselves a repeat of last year's famous Brazilian Trifecta of Doom. Check out the highlights above from last nights main and co-main event via MSN/FoxSports. Glover Teixeira vs. Fabio Maldonado and Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva highlights are also attached for your viewing pleasure.
The dust has settled and once again UFC fans were treated to a highly entertaining night of fights. A main card that featured six bouts completely delivered in every fight. Five out of six fights on the main card ended without the need for the judge’s scorecards.
Remember when Demian Maia first entered the UFC's middleweight division? How could you forget. He submitted the first five men that the company locked him in the cage with. The crafty Brazilian even took home four submission of the night bonus checks for his work. Sprinkle in four losses and four decision victories later and you have a fighter who would look to get back to his...