The UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz event is in the books from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. St-Pierre retained his UFC welterweight title by defeating Nick Diaz via unanimous decision.
UFC officials announced that there were four fighters that earned $50,000 in bonus money tonight. Those fighters were Johny Hendricks, Carlos Condit, and Jake Ellenberger.
Johny Hendricks and Carlos Condit won the “Fight of the Night” honor. The two fighters were in a both and forth war with Hendricks using his power punching and wrestling to edge Carlos Condit via unanimous decision. Hendricks landed some heavy shots early in the first round, but Condit weathered the storm and came on late in the fight. Hendricks should get the opportunity to fight for the title next.
Jake Ellenberger won the “Knockout of the Night” honor. Ellenberger and Nate Marquardt squared off and traded some strikes early in the fight. However, Ellenberger was able to connect with a big punch with Marquardt against the cage, then swarm him with punches as Marquardt went to the ground to win via TKO in the first round.
There was no “Submission of the Night” award.
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