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UFC 169 Fight-Night Bonuses: Abel Trujillo, Jamie Varner Clean Up

With no submissions, the fight-night bonuses Saturday for UFC 169 were pushed up a little.

Abel Trujillo and Jamie Varner each scored $75,000 for “Fight of the Night” honors, while Trujillo pushed his bonus money to $125,000 total by claiming “Knockout of the Night.”

The two kick-started the main card with a thrilling battle, won by Trujillo when he landed a right-hand that floored Varner.

The live gate was announced at $1.651 million inside the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The card featured two title matches, won by teammates Renan Barao (bantamweight) and Jose Aldo (featherweight).

UFC 169 Post-Fight Press Conference Set For 2 AM ET (Video)

After the carnage, check out the post-fight press conference for UFC 169 right here in the video below.

A live stream of the event is scheduled for 2 a.m. ET, or roughly an hour after the final match takes place.

In the night’s main event, Renan Barao puts his UFC bantamweight title on the line against Urijah Faber. Also, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo defends against Ricardo Lamas.

Winners, losers and UFC president Dana White are all expected to attend the press conference.

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Rousey, Tate Among Those Vying For Maxim’s “Hottest” Title

Maxim, the premier source for deciding who is the hottest female in the world, is working on putting together another list.

Many members of the MMA community are included among the candidates, including UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and former contender Miesha Tate.

Others with ties to the MMA world include Arianny Celeste, Brittney Palmer, Jade Bryce and former fighter Gina Carano.

You can vote on Maxim’s site for your choice, and there are plenty of worth selections.

Dana White Rails About the Pussification of America

Scrumming with Dana White is like panning for gold: sometimes you get nothing but wet shoes, sometimes you get shiny nuggets that you can melt down into a ring in the fires of Mount Doom and then you can sneak up on dragons. Yesterday, at the UFC media day ahead of UFC 169, the Baldfather got on the subject of football and BOOM! We got a tirade on the pussification of America. Watch and enjoy, and realize that in his fervor I think Dana showered me with spittle (I was the guy asking about Donald Trump).

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