UFC give out three $50,000 Knockout of the Night AwardsPosted on March 22, 2010, 06:32 AM by Anton Gurevich
Ultimate Fighting Championship decided to give no less than three $50,000 Knockout of the Night awards for the UFC LIVE on Versus: Vera vs Jones event at 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado.
Main Event winner Jon Jones convincingly defeated Brandon "The Truth" Vera, solidifying his place among the UFC Light Heavyweight elite. Co-main eventer Junior "Cigano" Dos Santos knocked out the veteran Gabriel "Napao" Gonzaga to the entertainment of the local fans, as John Howard viciously knocked out Daniel Roberts in the First Round of the fight.
Meanwhile, fan-favorite Clay "The Carpenter" Guida was the only fighter to win via submission at the event, and eventually the only fighter to receive the Submission of the Night award. Guida defeated Shannon Gugerty via the perfectly executed Arm Triangle Choke at 3:40 minutes of the Second Round.
None of the fighters received the Fight of the Night award this evening.