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UFC Roundup: Post-UFC 77 News and Notes

  • Anderson Silva was awarded “Knockout of the Night” for his TKO victory over Rich Franklin.
  • Demian Maia was awarded “Submission of the Night” for his first-round submission win over Ryan Jensen.
  • Matt Grice’s victory over Jason Black was awarded the “Fight of the Night” awarded.
  • A reported 16,054 fans packed the arena for an arena record live gate of $2.54 million.
  • After his victory over Brandon Vera (who broke his left hand in the first round) former-champion Tim Sylvia called out Cheick Kongo.
  • During the pay per view broadcast it was announced that wrestler turned mixed martial artist Brock Lesnar has signed in the UFC. No date or opponent was named for his first bout though he is not expected to step into the octagon before early-2008.

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