During the UFC Fight Night 18 press conference, Dana White announced the bonus winners of the night. Each of the fighters who attained the bonus was awarded an additional $30,000 USD aside from their regular salary. The FREE and LIVE Spike TV event broke a UFC Fight Night record as it drew 10,267 attendees for a total gate of $626,077 USD.
Here are the UFN 18 bonus winners:
- “Fight of the Night” – awarded to Tyson Griffin and Rafael Dos Anjos for their action-packed performances. Griffin defeated Dos Anjos via a unanimous decision
- “Submission of the Night” – awarded to Rob Kimmons. Kimmons submitted Joe Vedepo via a guillotine choke at 1:34 of Round 1
- “Knockout of the Night” – awarded to Aaron Simpson. Simpson knocked out Tim McKenzie at 1:40 in Round 1