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“UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort” Fighter Bonuses

Written on September 24, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Jon Jones receives $65,000 bonus for winning “Submission of the Night” award

The recently concluded “ 152: Jones vs. Belfort” event was held last Saturday night at Air Canada Centre in Toronto. The show was headlined by champ and Vitor Belfort.

UFC president has awarded several fighters with a series of bonuses. Jones won “Submission of the Night”, Cub Swanson received the “Knockout of the Night” award and prelim fighters TJ Grant and Evan Dunham were both awarded with “Fight of the Night” prize. All fighters were granted with a $65,000 bonus.

White also announced that the event earned a live gate of $1,921,000 and drew 16,800 attendees.

Jones defeated Belfort at the fourth round of their bout by taking him down on the floor with a keylock submission. While Swanson took down his opponent, Charles Oliveira, with a powerful leaping overhand shot.

Grant earned a decision win over Dunham. Both fighters gave the audience an exciting bout until the final bell rang, granting them a well-deserved bonus check.

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