Seven fighters joined UFC® President Dana White at the UFC® on FOX post-fight press conference: Nate Diaz, Jim Miller, Lavar Johnson, Alan Belcher, Johny Hendricks, Josh Koscheck and Louis Gaudinot.
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In a night that saw several impressive submissions, headliner Diaz won Submission of the Night for his second-round submission of fellow BJJ black belt Miller. Diaz used his boxing to outwork Miller on the feet, then forced the tapout with a slick guillotine choke. With the performance, Diaz becomes the first man to stop Miller in Miller's professional career.
Watch Diaz vs. Miller fight highlights
Johnson earned Knockout of the Night for his first-round starching of Pat Barry. After surviving an early submission scare, Johnson was able to pin Barry against the cage before unleashing a barrage of punches that sent Barry crashing to the mat. This is the second consectuive KO of the Night bonus for Johnson, who finished Joey Beltran in his Octagon™ debut.
Watch the knockout of the night
Fight of the Night was awarded to Gaudinot and John Lineker for their back-and-forth brawl. After setting a blistering pace from the opening bell, Gaudinot got the fight to the ground in the second round, eventually sinking in a choke that put Lineker to sleep.
All bonused fighters received $65,000.
More main card highlights from FUEL TV:
Koscheck vs. Hendricks recap
Palhares vs. Belcher recap
Barry vs. Johnson recap
UFC on FOX Post-PC Recap and Fight Highlights
May 05, 2012