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UFC 139 Bonuses: Henderson-Shogun, Silva-Le Both Named Fight of the Night

Shogun Rua punches Dan Henderson at UFC 139.Dan HendersonCung LeWanderlei SilvaUFC 139

in San Jose.


president Dana White said he had no choice but to call the two co-headlining bouts the Fight of the Night at UFC 139. Each post-fight bonus winner received an extra $70,000.

Henderson (29-8) won a five-round battle for the ages, edging out Rua (20-6) on scores of 48-47 across the board.

Michael McDonald

(14-1) earned Knockout of the Night with an explosive first-round finish over Alex Soto (6-1-1). The 20-year-old bantamweight needed only 56 seconds to score his third UFC win.

Urijah Faber
Brian Bowles

(10-2). With the win, Faber earns a rematch with bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz.

The UFC's debut at the HP Pavilion drew an attendance of 13,173 for a gate of $1.268 million, according to White.

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