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04-28-2013, 02:20 PM #1
UFC 159 Post-Fight Presser and Bonus Recap
Main card winners Jon Jones, Michael Bisping, Roy Nelson, Phil Davis and Pat Healy attended, as well as undercard fighter Sara McMann. Chael Sonnen also attended following his failed bid for the light heavyweight title.
UFC president Dana White announced that Healy won two bonuses for the lightweight scrap with Jim Miller that opened the Pay-Per-View -- Fight of the Night as well as Submission of the Night for the third-round rear-naked choke that ended the fight. With each bonus worth $65,000, Healy took home an extra $130,000.
Nelson picked up the Knockout of the Night bonus for his first-round dispatch of fellow heavyweight striker Cheick Kongo. White announced that Nelson's next opponent would likely be Mark Hunt, should Hunt win his upcoming bout against Junior dos Santos at UFC 160, or Daniel Cormier.
Click here to watch the full post-fight press conference video