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12-09-2012, 02:40 AM #1
UFC on FOX Post-Fight Presser and Fight Night Bonus Recap
Seven fighters attended the UFC® on FOX post-fight press conference - Benson Henderson, Nate Diaz, Rory MacDonald, Matt Brown, Alexander Gustafsson, Scott Jorgensen, and Yves Edwards.
Edwards earned Knockout of the Night for his first-round finish of Jeremy Stephens. Edwards landed a short right hook that sent Stephens crashing to the mat. Edwards followed up with a few punches on the ground before the referee stepped in to stop the bout.
Scott Jorgensen took home both Submission of the Night and Fight of the Night for his show-opening battle with John Albert. Jorgensen and Albert engaged in an entertaining scrap that had the Seattle crowd on its feet. after surviving a few Albert submission attempts, Jorgensen locked in a rear naked choke that forced a tap at the final second of the first round.
All bonused fighters received $65,000 for their efforts, with Jorgensen earning $130,000 in total bonus money.