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Jon Jones’ title defense against Lyoto Machida named UFC 140 “Fight of the Night”

An action-packed night in Toronto offered a number of options where UFC 140 bonuses were concerned with nine finishes the card. However, in the end the organization still had to pick, and as such four men walked away with an extra $75,000 on top of their regular pay.

Fittingly, “Fight of the Night” was awarded to headliners Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida after the two 205ers went toe-to-toe with the Brazilian dishing out some damage only to get dropped, then choked unconscious in the second round.

“Submission of the Night” went to Frank Mir after he weathered an early storm where he appeared to be on the cusp of losing consciousness to surviving, transitioning his way into a Kimua, and eventually sealing the deal to submit Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira for the first time in the legendary Brazilian’s career. Mir also looked to have broken Nogueira’s arm in the process.

Finally, winning “Knockout of the Night” was Chan Sung Jung who tied the UFC’s fastest knockout record with a seven-second stoppage of hometown hero Mark Hominick after “The Machine” walked into a strike, then got pounded on until the referee jumped in to wave off action.

PHOTO CREDIT – UFC