UFC On FOX 5: Henderson Vs. Diaz Results and Post-fight Press Conference
UFC On Fox 5: Henderson Vs. Diaz brought in 14,412 fans to the Key Arena in Seattle Saturday night.
Hometown favorite Benson Henderson successfully defended his UFC Lightweight Title against Nate Diaz. The reported live gate for the show was $1.5 million.
Scott Jorgensen and John Albert won the fight of the night honors and were each awarded $65,000, and Jorgensen was also awarded the submission of the night bonus for a rear naked choke win. The knockout of the night went to Yves Edwards knockout win over Jeremy Stephens.
Seven fighters attended the UFC on FOX post-fight press conference including Benson Henderson, Nate Diaz, Rory MacDonald, Matt Brown, Alexander Gustafsson, Scott Jorgensen, and Yves Edwards.
Edwards earned Knockout of the Night for his first-round finish of Jeremy Stephens. Scott Jorgensen took home both Submission of the Night and Fight of the Night for his show-opening battle with John Albert.
All fighters received $65,000 for their bonus, with Jorgensen earning $130,000 in total.