UFC 142 News: Fight Bonuses + Top Fighter Fired

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-- Edson Barboza, Rousimar Palhares and Terry Etim earned the biggest bonuses at UFC 142, each landing $65,000 bonuses. Barboza got two -- Knockout of the Night and Fight of the Night (with Etim) -- for a total of $130,000. Palhares got Submission of the Night. Barboza defeated Etim following the first spinning wheel kick in UFC history (according to Joe Rogan), while Palhares won via a lower-body submission on Mike Massenzio's leg leading to him tapping out 63 seconds into the fight.

-- Anthony Johnson has been released from the UFC following his failure to make weight for his UFC 142 fight with Vitor Belfort last night.

"This is the worst weight-cutting disaster he's ever had," UFC President Dana White said of Johnson's failure to make weight. "Almost ruins the co-main event here in Brazil.

"The question everybody wants to know is, 'Is he gone?' Yes, he is. Three strikes and you're out."

You can get more news on the fallout from UFC 142 at FightLine.com by clicking here.

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