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An additional $75,000 was awarded to each of the following fighters for their refusal to underachieve during tonight's fights inside of the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Fight of the Night: Forrest Griffin vs. Tito Ortiz

Knockout of the Night: Anderson Silva

Submission of the Night:  None
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