Anthony Pettis is still next in line for UFC Lightweight Title shot; Edgar and Maynard get Fight of the Night BonusPosted on January 2, 2011, 12:47 AM by Anton Gurevich
Despite the unusual result in a fight between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard, Anthony Pettis is still next in line for a shot at the UFC Lightweight title. UFC Vice President Craig Borsari made the announcement at the UFC 125 post-fight press conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC President Dana White did not attend the press conference. (Read the Update)
Also, Gray Maynard and Frankie Edgar got $60,000 Fight of the Night Bonuses for their performance in the main event of the night. Clay Guida got Submission of the Night award, as Jeremy Stephens returns home with a Knockout of the Night for his victory over Marcus Davis.
UFC 125 took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Next UFC event will be Fight for the Troops 2, which will be headlined by a Lightweight fight between Melvin Guillard and Evan Dunham.