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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones defended his title and made $400,000 doing so Saturday at UFC 145 in Atlanta. His opponent, former champ Rashad Evans, earned $300,000 in the loss.
All fighters from Saturday’s UFC 145 card were given medical suspensions, though most were of the standard week-long precautionary variety.
Canadian welterweight Rory MacDonald, just 22, dominated Che Mills for a second-round TKO on Saturday at UFC 145. And down the road, he has his eyes on the pound-for-pound crown.
Take a look back at some of the best shots of the night from HeavyMMA shooter James Law, who was cageside for UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans.
HeavyMMA’s Duane Finley takes a look back at Saturday’s UFC 145 card, from the big winners like Jon Jones and Michael McDonald to those who suffered big falls.
UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans drew 15,545 fans to Philips Arena in Atlanta for a reported gate in excess of $2.2 million on Saturday.
Jon Jones couldn’t stop Rashad Evans the way he has past opponents, but he still dominated for five rounds for a unanimous decision win at UFC 145.
Ben Rothwell, Travis Browne, Eddie Yagin and Mark Hominick took home $65,000 bonus awards after their performances at UFC 145 on Saturday.