Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White decided to award 75,000 bonuses to the top performers of the entertaining UFC 116 event. Brock Lesnar won the Submission of the Night award for his Arm Triangle Choke victory over Shane Carwin, as Yoshihiro Akiyama, Chris Leben, Krzystof Soszynski and Stephan Bonnar all got Fight of the Night awards.

Preliminary action combatant Gerald Harris got the Knockout of the Night award for his vicious slam over the Bellator veteran David Branch.

Next UFC attraction will be UFC Live: Jon Jones vs Vladimir Matyushenko, which will take place on August 1st at the Sports Arena in San Diego, California. UFC 117 will follow on August 7th, headlined by the Middleweight title fight between Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva.