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Friday, 01/20/2012, 08:41 pm

UFC NEWS – Barry, Morecraft, Denis And Miller Earn $45k Fight Night Bonuses


For their parts in tonight’s fights, Pat Barry, Christian Morecraft, Nick Denis and Jim Miller were awarded $45,000 in “Fight Night” bonus money.

Barry and Morecraft took home “Fight of the Night” honors. Denis took him “Knock Out of the Night” and Miller took home “Submission of the Night.”

UFC on FX 1 took place tonight from Nashville Tenn. In the evening’s main event Jim Miller was able to weather an early storm of vicious strikes from Guillard and get the bout to the ground where he held the advantage. After a scramble for position Miller secured a figure-four body lock from back mount and submitted Guillard with a rear naked choke in round 1.

In similar fashion, Josh Neer took heavy shots from Duane Ludwig early on in their bout, but after weathering the Ludwig storm, Neer took the fight to the ground where he stopped his opponent with a guillotine choke to win the evening’s co-main event in the very first round.

Your full UFC on FX 1 results are as follows:

MAIN CARD:
(FX)
Jim Miller def. Melvin Guillard via submission (rear naked choke) – Round 1, 2:04
Josh Neer def. Duane “Bang” Ludwig via submission (Guillotine) – Round 1, 3:04
Mike Easton def. Jared Papazian via majority decision, (29-28, 30-27, 29-29)
Pat Barry def. Christian Morecraft via KO – Round 1, 3:38

PRELIMINARY CARD: (FUEL TV)
Jorge Rivera def. Eric Schafer via TKO (ref stoppage due to punches) – Round 2,
Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Kamal Shalorus via submission (rear naked choke) – Round 3, 2:08
Charlie Brenneman def. Daniel Roberts via unanimous decision (30,27-30,27-29,28)
Fabricio Camoes def. Tommy Hayden via submission (rear naked choke) – Round 1, 4:03
Daniel Pineda def. Pat Schilling via Submission (rear naked choke) – Round 1, 1:37
Nick Denis def. Joseph Sandoval via KO (Elbows) – Round 1, 0:22

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