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UFC 165: Presser and Bonus Recap

Read below to find out who took home Fight Night bonuses at UFC 165
Five fighters joined UFC® President Dana White at the UFC® 165 post-fight press conference: Renan Barao, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Eddie Wineland, Brendan Schaub, and Stephen Thompson. Headliners Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson were both absent from the presser after being transported to the hospital following their bout.

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Canadian bantamweight Mitch Gagnon won Submission of the Night for his win over Dustin Kimura. After engaging in a fierce first few minutes of the opening round, Gagnon survived a vicious kidney shot, then sprawled Kimura's takedown attempt, and used a guillotine choke to finish his challenger before the bell. 

Interim bantamweight champion Barao took home Knockout of the Night after his second-round KO of heavy-handed Eddie Wineland. After a fast-and-furious first round, Barao landed a spinning back kick early in the second round and finished the fight via ground-and-pound. 

Fight of the Night went to Jones and Gustafsson for their ultra-exciting title fight. The two light heavyweights engaged in a back-and-forth war which saw Jones walk away with unanimous decision and a new UFC record for most light heavyweight title defenses.

"Who doesn't want to see that rematch?" said a non-committal Dana White right before reminding reporters that Glover Teixeira could also be next in line. 

Each bonused fighter received $50,000 for their efforts.
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