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Nelson, Miller and Healy Win Fight Bonuses at UFC 159

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
April 27th, 2013
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UFC Heavyweight Roy Nelson

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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