UFC 142 Highlights

Latest UFC 142 Results and Fight Highlights

There were some amazing UFC 142 highlights from the fights in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil!

Edson Barboza had an amazing spinning heel kick KO of Terry Etim, Jose Aldo finished Chad Mendes with one second left in the 1st round and Vitor Belfort submitted Anthony Johnson.

Check out all these amazing UFC 142 fight highlights and UFC 142 results below:

Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes UFC 142 Highlights

Everyone knew that Chad Mendes had to take Jose Aldo down in order to have any chance at capturing the UFC Featherweight championship. Obviously, Jose Aldo knew his game plan and came ready for the wrestling of Chad Mendes.

Can anyone beat Jose Aldo at 145lbs?

Jose Aldo def. Chad Mendes by KO at 4:59 in Round 1

Vitor Belfort vs. Anthony Johnson UFC 142 Fight Highlights

Anthony Johnson weighed in 12lbs overweight and then lost to Vitor Belfort via submission in the first round. I bet you could guess what happened next.. Rumble Johnson is cut from the UFC.

Vitor Belfort took home 20% of his purse and moved up in the rankings hoping for another chance at the title in 2012.

Vitor Belfort def. Anthony Johnson via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:49 in Round 1

Rousimar Palharas vs. Mike Massenzio UFC 142 Highlights

Rousimar Palharas is becoming known as the 'heel hook specialist' because of how fluent and dangerous his jiu jitsu game is when it comes to finishing fights with a heel hook.

Rousimar Palhares def. Mike Massenzio via submission (heel hook) at 1:03 in Round 1

Erick Silva vs Carlo Prater UFC 142 Fight Highlights

Erick Silva proved in his 2nd UFC fight that he is no joke... unfortunately referee Mario Yamasaki ruined his 2nd UFC win by DQing him due to illegal strikes to the back of Carlo Prater's head.

Watch the video and decide for yourself if it was worth a disqualification.

Carlo Prater def. Erick Silva via Disqualification (strikes to the back of the head) at :29 in Round 1

Edson Barbosa vs Terry Etim UFC 142 Highlights

This spinning heel hook knockout by Edson Barbosa will be in the running for Knockout Of The Year for sure!

Edson Barbosa def. Terry Etim via KO at 2:02 in Round 3

Latest UFC 142 Fight Results

Main Card (on Pay-Per-View):

-Jose Aldo def. Chad Mendes by KO at 4:59, R1

-Vitor Belfort def. Anthony Johnson by submission (rear naked choke) at 4:49, R1

-Rousimar Palhares def. Mike Massenzio by submission (heel hook) at 1:03, R1

-Carlo Prater def. Erick Silva by disqualification (strikes to the back of the head) at, :29, R1

-Edson Barboza, Jr. def. Terry Etim by KO (wheel kick) at 2:02, R3

Preliminary Bouts (on FX):

-Thiago Tavares def. Sam Stout by unanimous decision (no scores were read)

-Gabriel Gonzaga def. Edinaldo Oliveira by submission (rear naked choke) at 3:22, R1

-Yuri Alcantara def. Michihiro Omigawa by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-29, 30-27)

-Mike Pyle def. Ricardo Funch by TKO at 1:22, R1

Preliminary Bout (on Facebook):

-Felipe Arantes def. Antonio Carvalho by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

UFC 142 Salaries and Bonuses

Vitor Belfort: $279,000 ($275,000 to show, $4,000 from Anthony Johnson's purse)

Edson Barboza: $142,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus, $65,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $65,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)

Gabriel Gonzaga: $134,000 ($67,000 to show, $67,000 win bonus)

Rousimar Palhares: $79,000 ($7,000 to show, $7,000 win bonus, $65,000 Submission of the Night bonus)

Terry Etim: $75,000 ($10,000 to show, $65,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

Jose Aldo: $48,000 ($24,000 to show, $24,000 win bonus)

Mike Pyle: $38,000 ($19,000 to show, $19,000 win bonus)

Thiago Tavares: $30,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 win bonus)

Sam Stout: $19,000

Anthony Johnson: $16,000 (20% of this purse - $4,000 - went to Belfort for missing weight)

Michihiro Omigawa: $16,000

Carlo Prater: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)

Yuri Alcantara: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)

Felipe Arantes: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)

Erick Silva: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus paid by UFC despite losing)

Chad Mendes: $9,500

Mike Massenzio: $8,000

Ednaldo Oliveira: $6,000

Ricardo Funch: $6,000

Antonio Carvalho: $6,000

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