Edson Barboza Anthony Njokuani UFC 128

Anthony Njokuani and Edson Barboza exchange at UFC 128 for Fight of the Night honors

The UFC returned to New Jersey and featured a highly anticipated light heavyweight showdown between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and John “Bones” Jones.  A total of $280,000 was handed out to the night’s most outstanding performers.

At the post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White reported that UFC 128 earned $2.4 million at the gate and announced the bonus winners.

Edson Barboza and Anthony Njokuani were awarded bonuses for “Fight of the Night.”  Both fighters received $70,000 for their efforts.  Barboza earned a unanimous decision over Njokuani after three rounds of action.

Erik Koch Raphael Assuncao UFC 128

Erik Koch KO's Raphael Assuncao at UFC 128

Erik Koch had an impressive UFC debut with a first-round knockout of Raphael Assuncao.  A well timed counter right hook earned the Midwest fighter an extra $70,000.

Brendan Schaub Mirko CroCop UFC 128

Brendan Schaub gets the second KO of the Night bonus at UFC 128

UFC 128 did not produce a single submission victory after twelve fights so an additional $70,000 “Knockout of the Night” bonus was awarded to Brendan Schaub for his late knockout of Mirko “CroCop” Filipovic.

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