With no submissions, the fight-night bonuses Saturday for UFC 169 were pushed up a little.
Abel Trujillo and Jamie Varner each scored $75,000 for “Fight of the Night” honors, while Trujillo pushed his bonus money to $125,000 total by claiming “Knockout of the Night.”
The two kick-started the main card with a thrilling battle, won by Trujillo when he landed a right-hand that floored Varner.
— UFC (@ufc) February 2, 2014
The live gate was announced at $1.651 million inside the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The card featured two title matches, won by teammates Renan Barao (bantamweight) and Jose Aldo (featherweight).
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