Sunday, July 8, 2012

UFC 148 Post-Presser and Bonuses Recap

Read below to find out who took home Fight Night bonuses at UFC 148...

fighters joined UFC President Dana White at the UFC 148 post-fight press conference: Anderson Silva, Chael Sonnen, Cung Le, Chad Mendes, Tito Ortiz, Forrest Griffin, Demian Maia and Mike Easton.

Silva received Knockout of the Night for his second-round finish of Chael Sonnen. After spending most of the first round on his back, Silva exploded in the second frame. After avoiding a spinning backfist attempt from Sonnen, Silva landed a vicious knee to the body. The champ followed up with a barrage of punches, forcing the referee to step in. With the win, Silva has amassed a record 15-fight win streak, including 10 title defenses.

Fight of the Night went to Ortiz and Griffin, who engaged in an exciting back-and-forth brawl to complete their trilogy. After running backstage, Griffin returned to the Octagon to be awarded a unanimous decision victory.

With no submissions on the card, there was no Submission of the Night bonus.

All bonused fighters earned $75,000.

Silva and Sonnen

1 comment:

  1. Everyone who is fans of this fight was waiting for this fight. It was very importand and very happy.
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