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UFC 166 bonuses and awards: Melendez vs. Sanchez wins 'Fight of the Night'

Extra cheese, extra cheddar, no it's never been better...

Andrew Richardson-USA TODAY Spor

UFC 166: "Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3" from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, has officially wrapped, which means 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 of the 24 fighters on the card, and it's probably no surprise who's heading home with a second sack of simoleons.

John Dodson proved the little guys have power too when he put Darrell Montague down in the first round of their flyweight bout, earning him "Knockout of the Night" honors. Tony Ferguson took home "Submission of the Night" for his D'arce choke of Mike Rio during the Facebook portion of the evening.

But it was Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez that really stole the show, as the two went back and forth in a war of attrition that garnered "Fight of the Night" honors and all the accolades the two could ever ask for.

Here are the UFC 166 bonuses:

Knockout of the Night -- John Dodson

Submission of the Night -- Tony Ferguson

Fight of the Night -- Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez

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 that information becomes available.

For complete UFC 166 results and blow-by-blow coverage of all the night's action click here.

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