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FFTT: Bonus and Presser Recap

Read below to find out who took home fight night bonuses from UFC Fight For The Troops. 
Seven fighters joined UFC® President Dana White at the UFC® Fight For The Troops 3 press conference: Yoel Romero, Alexis Davis, Rafael Natal, Michael Chiesa, Rustam KhabilovTim Kennedy and Liz Carmouche.

Hot topics of conversation were how these fights benefits the troops; the controversial stoppage in the Green fight; and Alexis Davis' future in the women's bantamweight division. 

Rustam Khabilov and Jorge Masvidal earned Fight of the Night in what Dana called a "tough decision" because of the number of great fights on the card. Both fighters were almost even on strikes landed -- 50 for Khabilov and 47 for Masvidal -- but the judges saw in favor of the Russian.

Headliner Tim Kennedy received Knockout of the Night for his first-round stoppage of Rafael Natal.

Michael Chiesa took home Submission of the Night for his second round rear-naked choke of Colton Smith in a battle of The Ultimate Fighter winners. Chiesa suplexed Smith and then took the back of the dazed Army veteran to lock in the choke.  

Each bonused fighter received $50,000 for their effort.

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