UFC 171 went down tonight out of the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, TX. In the main event, former welterweight contender Johny Hendricks took on Robbie Lawler for the vacant 170 lb. title. After five rounds, all three judges scored the fight for Hendricks. The two men were awarded the fight of the night bonus for the bout, with each receiving $50,000.
In the performance of the night bonuses, Dennis Bermudez's dominant TKO win over Jimy Hettes earned him the fight night bonus, and Ovince St. Preux's quick and effective Von Flue choke over Nikita Krylov won him a bonus as well.
Fight of the Night: Johny Hendricks vs Robbie Lawler
Performance of the Night: Ovince St. Preux in a submission win over Nikita Krylov
Bloody Elbow will keep you up to date with all the news from Saturday's UFC 171 event.