CM Punk - Lyoto Machida Pic, UFC 171 Sets Record, Hendricks - Lawler Fight Highlights, Bonuses
- Hendricks and Lawler picked up the "Fight of the Night" bonus last night for their memorable clash. Ovince St. Preux took home a performance bonus for his first round submission victory over Nikita Krylov, while Dennis Bermudez picked up the other performance bonus for his third-round TKO of Jimy Hettes. Each bonus was $50,000.
- It was announced at the event's post-fight press conference that the show drew 19,324 fans for a live gate of $2.6 million. It is the largest UFC crowd in history in the United States.
- CM Punk was watching last night's event with Rener Gracie and top UFC middleweight contender Lyoto Machida. Machida posted the photo below on his Instagram:
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