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UFC 144 Post-Fight Presser Recap

Read below to find out who won Fight Night bonuses at UFC® 144...
The UFC® 144 post-fight press conference was attended by UFC® President Dana White, plus 15 fighters - Benson Henderson, Frankie Edgar, Mark Hunt, Ryan Bader, Rampage Jackson, Tim Boetsch, Takeya Mizugaki, Hatsu Hioki, Issei Tamura, Riki Fukuda, Takanori Gomi, Jake Shields, Anthony Pettis, Chris Cariaso, and Vaughan Lee.

Fight of the Night went to headliners Henderson and Edgar. The two lightweights engaged in an exciting back-and-forth brawl that saw Henderson leave as the new UFC® lightweight champion.

Pettis earned Knockout of the Night for his vicious first-round KO (via head kick) of Joe Lauzon. The win moved "Showtime" closer to a rematch with Henderson.

Lee won Submission of the Night by handing Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto the first submission loss of his storied career.

Each bonused fighter earned $65,000.

Click to see video highlights from the presser of:

Henderson, Edgar and Pettis

Rampage Jackson
Sunday, September 28
3AM
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Las Vegas, Nevada

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