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UFC 125 bonuses and awards for 'Resolution' on Jan. 1


UFC 125: "Resolution" from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, has officially wrapped, which means that it's time for those select fighters who went above and beyond in their respective fights to get a little extra grease for their efforts.

To the tune of $60,000 each.

The promotion dished out its standard post-fight monetary bonuses to four out of the 22 fighters on the card, and it's probably no surprise who's leaving "Sin City" with second sack of simoleons.

Jeremy Stephens earned his "Knockout of the Night" bonus by spoiling Marcus Davis' lightweight debut. "Lil Heathen" was getting soundly outboxed -- that is until he detonated an "Irish Hand Grenade" on his opponents face late in the final frame.

Also hauling in a wheelbarrow full of cash is the energetic stick of dynamite Clay Guida, for his surprising guillotine choke of fellow lightweight Takanori Gomi. "The Carpenter" put out "The Fireball Kid" in the second round to bring home the bacon that comes with earning "Submission of the Night."

Finally, Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard took home the coveted "Fight of the Night" bonus for their thrilling five round war-of-attrition that ended in a rare split draw. With "The Answer" nearly ending the fight with a submission and "The Bully" nearly ending it via knockout, it only seems right they split the benefits of their hard work in the cage.

We can only hope to see it again.

Here are the special fight bonuses for UFC 125:

Fight of the Night -- Frankie Edgar vs Gray Maynard

Knockout of the Night -- Jeremy Stephens

Submission of the Night -- Clay Guida

Again, each fighter received $60,000 extra for their performances in addition to their respective base salaries, which we will pass along as soon as possible.

For complete UFC 125 results and blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action click here and here.

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