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)