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“UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort” Fight Bonuses

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
February 5th, 2011
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UFC Light Heavyweight Jon Jones

After a spectacular night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, Donald Cerrone and Paul Kelly each an additional $75,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort.”

Cerrone and Kelly captured Fight of the Night honors for their entertaining lightweight battle. Cerrone took home a 2ndRound submission victory in addition to the extra 75K commission.

Jones solidified his spot as the future of the sport by posting a dominant performance against Ryan Bader. His guillotine choke earned “Bones” the Submission of the Night award.

Silva won Knockout of the Night honors when he put Vitor Belfort down with a front-kick. It was “The Spider’s” eighth consecutive Octagon title defense.

“UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort” took place inside the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Fight of the Night:

Donald Cerrone and Paul Kelly ($75,000/each)

Submission of the Night:

Jon Jones ($75,000)

Knockout of the Night:

Anderson Silva ($75,000)

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