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UFC 172 ‘Foot Tap’ earns Benavidez a new Harley

At the UFC 172 post-fight press conference UFC President Dana White announced that the ‘Performance of the Night’ recipients would each be entered into a contest to be voted on by the fans.  The winner would receive a brand new Harley Davidson motorcycle.

Voting for contenders, Takanori Gomi, Isaac Valli-Flagg, Chri Beal, and Joseph Benavidez ends today and it appears as if Benavidez will be the clear winner as he is roughly 30,000 votes ahead of Beal who is in second place.

Beal knocked out Patrick Williams with a flying knee in the second round of their contest, but Benavidez may have earned himself in the record books as the first fighter to completely trap the hands of his opponent, forcing them to tap out via their foot.

Benavidez submitted Tim Elliott via guillotine choke at 4:08 in the first round.

To vote on the winner of a brand new Harley Davidson go to the UFC Facebook page and cast your vote.

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Eric Kowal

Eric Kowal

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Founder of MyMMANews.com - After writing for Ultimate MMA magazine and serving as the editor for U.S. Combat Sports, both of which went on hiatus, I decided to venture out on my own and enlist a staff of writers and photographers that could help me achieve my goal of telling stories that would otherwise go untold. We pride ourselves in taking a deeper look into the fighter, and understanding what makes them click. - #1 Dad, Marine Corps Veteran, 80's and 90's Pro Wrestling Fan, MMA Commentator, Beer Lover, and avid movie watcher. Seriously..... I watch a lot of movies.