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Rick Story Cashes in With Two Fight Bonuses Following Victory

DALLAS -- Rick Story was not one of the main attractions at UFC 103. In fact, he wasn't even scheduled for the televised card. But the 24-year-old Washingtonian left the event as one of the highest-earning fighters on the night, winning "Fight of the Night" and "Submission of the Night" honors for his win over Brian Foster.

Both of those carry separate $65,000 cash prizes, making it a six-figure night for Story.

Story and Foster fought an incredible, fast-paced first round, going blow-for-blow several different times in the fight. In fact, Story was hurt early in the first, sent wobbling and bleeding from the nose after a Foster right hand.

In the second, though, Story tried a different route, taking Foster down and working into an arm triangle submission from inside Foster's guard. Most arm triangles are applied from side control, which allows for more torque to be applied, but Story couldn't free his legs though he still managed the choke.

After losing to John Hathaway in his UFC debut at UFC 99, it was Story's first-ever win in the octagon as he improved to 11-3 overall.

Main event headliner Vitor Belfort won the "Knockout of the Night" bonus for his first-round finish of Rich Franklin.

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