Post UFC 102: Marquardt, Rosholt, Couture and Nogueira Earn 60K Bonuses

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UFC 102 ended with a bang. Randy Couture, the hometown fighter, was overwhelmed by Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s numerous submission attempts and improved standup. Here is a brief breakdown of the UFC 102 post-fight press conference.

UFC 102 “Couture vs Nogueira” live from the Rose Garden Arena in Portland, OR.

Press Conference Notes

  • 16,088 fans in attendance for a gate of $1.92 million
  • Dana admits the UFC might of made some mistakes pricing tickets for time in Portland
  • KO of the Night – Nate Marquardt – 60k
  • Submission of the Night – Jake Rosholt – 60k
  • Fight of the Night – Randy Couture and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira – 60k each
  • Next time the UFC heads to the Pacific NW it will likely be in Seattle
  • Dana – No one went to the hospital tonight
  • Randy face is substantially swollen and red at the post fight press conference
  • Randy Couture signed a new contract with the UFC. 28 months/6 fight contract!

UFC 102 Couture vs Nogueira Results LIVE

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UFC 102 “Couture vs Nogueira”, August 29th from the Rose Garden Arena in Portland, OR.

Headlining the card is two great match-ups, Randy “The Natural” Couture will take on submission specialist Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in a heavyweight contendership matchup. Also, Keith “The Dean of Mean” Jardine will look to return to his winning ways against Thiago Silva in the nights co-main event. No titles are on the line on this card, but don’t be fooled, the main card is filled with some quality matchups.

CageToday.com will have live results of the event starting with the undercard at 8:30 EST, with the PPV to follow at 10:30 EST.

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