Gustafsson, Jones, Barao and Gagnon Take Bonuses at UFC 165

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
September 21st, 2013

UFC Alexander Gustafsson

After a spectacular night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Alexander Gustafsson (pictured), Jon Jones, Renan Barao and Mitch Gagnon each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson.”

Gustafsson and Jones not only put on the most thrilling scrap of the evening to win “Fight of the Night,” but their 25-minute affair is the clear frontrunner for “Fight of the Year.”

Jones held on to take a controversial unanimous decision victory to retain his light heavyweight title.

Barao unleashed a nasty spinning back-kick on Eddie Wineland to secure “Knockout of the Night.”

Gagnon put Dustin Kimura to sleep with a guillotine choke in the opening round of their matchup to take “Submission of the Night.”

UFC 165 took place inside Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

Fight of the Night:

Alexander Gustafsson and Jon Jones ($50,000/each)

Submission of the Night:

Mitch Gagnon ($50,000)

Knockout of the Night:

Renan Barao ($50,000)

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