Tonight’s blockbuster UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans event pulled in an audience of 15,545 to the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia for a live gate of 2.3 million.
The aggressively hyped main event played out more like a chess match, with each fighter showing the other a great deal of respect. In the end, Jones was able to make Evans fight his fight and he took home the unanimous decision victory for it. The win extended the 24-year-old’s string of title defenses to three straight.
Tonight’s fight night bonuses were awarded to Travis Browne (Submission of the Night) for his arm triangle finish of Chad Griggs, Ben Rothwell (Knockout of the Night) for his comeback knockout over Brendan Schaub, as well as Eddie Yagin and Mark Hominick (Fight of the Night) for their three round battle.
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