As soon as the first round end, it was all but a given that Matt Brown and Erik Silva would be award the 'fight of the night' bonus. That did indeed come to pass and in addition Brown was also awarded a 'performance of the night bonus. UFC President Dana White announced the bonuses at the post-fight press conference:
Fight of the Night: Erik Silva vs. Matt Brown
Performance of the Night: Matt Brown
Performance of the Night: Johnny Eduardo
Each athlete was awarded an additional $50,000 on top of their individual purses for each award.
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