UFC 117 Bonuses
The UFC gave out $60,000 bonuses last night. Here are the winners as disclosed in the post-fight press conference:
Fight of the Night
Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva won Fight of the Night for their five round fight that saw Silva slap on a submission after being down four rounds to one.
Submission of the Night
The previously mentioned Silva won an additional $60,000 for his Triangle Arm Bar on Sonnen.
Additionally, Matt Hughes won Submission of the Night for putting Ricardo Almeida to sleep with his modified Arm Triangle choke.
KO of the Night
Prelim fighter Stefan Struve took home $60,000 after being dominated in Round 1. Struve came out in Round 2 and KO’d Christian Morecraft.