WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis Official “Fight Night” Bonuses

The WEC 53 “Fight Night” bonuses have been confirmed with three of the four fighters being champions past and present, they picked up $10,000 each for their efforts at WEC 53 in Glendale, Arizona.

The “Submission of the Night” went to Shane Roller for his impressive first round rear-naked choke victory over former WEC lightweight champion, Jamie Varner. The “Knockout of the Night” award went to former WEC 135 pound champion, Eddie Wineland for his devastating slam on Ken Stone on the preliminary card.

Finally, the “Fight of the Night” award went to the nights main event between Benson Henderson and Anthony Pettis. After a back and forth five rounds Pettis came out on top, scoring with a spectacular showtime kick to knock the then champion down in the final seconds to clinch the win.

The official WEC “Fight Night” awards:

Fight of the Night – Anthony Pettis vs. Ben Henderson
Knockout of the Night – Eddie Wineland
Submission of the Night – Shane Roller

Each fighter received $10,000 extra for their performances in addition to their respective base salaries.

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