The Fight of the Night bonus was given to Thiago Alves and Seth Baczynski for their FOX Sports 1 prelim throwdown. The welterweights landed a combined 206 significant strikes in their back-and-forth, three-round affair.
Performance of the Night was awarded to Donald Cerrone and UFC newcomer Alex White. Cerrone submitted Edson Barboza to tie Nate Diaz for the most finishes in UFC/WEC lightweight history. White remained undefeated after his third-round TKO of Estevan Payan.
Each winner was awarded $50,000.
To open the press conference, White announced that the UFC will be making it's return to the Revel resort in Atlantic City on Wednesday, July 16 with a Fight Night card. Tulsa, Oklahoma will also host an event Saturday, August 23rd. Both events will be broadcast on FOX Sports 1. Tickets for the Atlantic City event go on sale May 30th. More details will be released at a later date.
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