UFC 165 Post Fight Awards

The UFC gave out there regular awards following UFC 165, some of the fighters will be leaving with a much fuller pocket. The “Fight of the Night” award went to the main event champion, Jon Jones and challenger, Alexander Gustafsson. The fight was a back-and-forth affair between the two giant 205 pounders with both men having potentially fight ending moments. After twenty-five minutes of incredible action Jones was to walk away with a unanimous decision much to the disappointment of the crowd in attendance.

The “Knockout of the Night” award went to the interim bantamweight champion, Renan Barao for his second round spinning back-kick knockout win over Eddie Wineland in the co-main event. The “Submission of the Night” award went to bantamweight Mitch Gagnon for his first round guillotine win over Dutsin Kimura on the preliminary card of the evening.

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