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UFC 139 Post-Fight Press Conference Notes

Highlights from the UFC 139 post-fight press conference, held at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California.
UFC president Dana White announced the winners of the event's bonuses of $70,000 each.

Dan Henderson and Shogun Rua earned Fight of the Night honors for their five-round instant classic. Additionally, Wanderlei Silva and Cung Le were awarded Fight of the Night bonuses for their battle that ended in the second.

Twenty-year-old Michael McDonald took home Knockout of the Night for his laser-precise finish of newcomer Alex Soto, a fight that lasted less than a minute. Submission of the Night went to Urijah Faber, who choked out Brian Bowles in the second after punishing him on the feet.

Silva and Faber attended the press conference in addition to winners Martin Kampmann, Stephan Bonnar and Chris Weidman. Henderson and Rua did not attend; both men went to the hospital for routine checkups.

Click below to watch video highlights from the press conference:
Wanderlei Silva highlights
Urijah Faber highlights
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