Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard Wins UFC 125 Fight of the Night

No surprises here, Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard earned Fight of the Night honors following their lightweight title scrap at UFC 125 in Las Vegas.

All UFC 125 post-fight award winner were recipients of a $60,000 bonus.

Despite no decisive winner, the competitiveness of Saturday's main event was an easy selection for the UFC's post-fight award. After an incredibly lopsided first round which Edgar lost 10-8 (and arguably 10-7), the lightweight champion bounced back to win the fight on one of the judge's scorecards. In the end the final scores were 48-46 Edgar, 48-46 Maynard and 47-47 for the split draw.




For Knockout of the Night, welterweight Jeremy Stephens, who was down two rounds according to one judge and 1-1 with the other two judges, brutally knocked out Marcus Davis at two minutes and 33 seconds of the third round. With the finish, Stephens avoids back-to-back losses and collects his third career Knockout of the Night.

And finally, for Submission of the Night, Clay Guida submitted Takanori Gomi with a guillotine choke. With bouncy, unusual head movement, Guida frustrated Gomi until finding openings for high kick-punch combinations and takedown attempts. In the second round, Guida took Gomi down off a Gomi knee strike and worked for the guillotine to force the tap out at four minutes and 27 seconds.

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