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UFC 129 bonuses and awards for 'St. Pierre vs Shields' on April 30


UFC 129: "St. Pierre vs. Shields" from the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada 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 a special $129,000 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 the "Great White North" with a second sack of simoleons.

Lyoto Machida can thank Mr. Miyagi -- or Steven Seagal, one of the two -- for earning him a cool $129 grand for his incredible front kick that won him "Knockout of the Night" honors. "The Dragon" sent Randy Couture into retirement with with one less tooth and a highlight reel finish. 

Thanks old-timer.

Also hauling in a wheelbarrow full of cash is Pablo Garza, who treated early-bird fans to a sweet flying triangle finish over Yves Jabouin that earned him "Submission of the Night." This just one fight after an incredible flying knee earned him "Knockout of the Night."


Finally, Jose Aldo and Mark Hominick were awarded "Fight of the Night" for their slightly thrilling, somewhat back-and-forth war of attrition that saw "Junior" outlast "The Machine" en route to retaining his featherweight title in his UFC debut. Oh, and he also did this. Ugly.

Here are the special fight bonuses for UFC 129:

Fight of the Night -- Jose Aldo vs. Mark Hominick

Submission of the Night -- Pablo Garza

Knockout of the Night -- Lyoto Machida

Again, each fighter received $129,000 extra for their performances in addition to their respective base salaries, which we will pass along as soon as possible.

For complete UFC 129 results and blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action click here and here.

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