SYDNEY AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 14: BJ Penn speaks to the media during a UFC 127 Press Conference at Star City on December 14 2010 in Sydney Australia. (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

UFC 127 Results: UFC 127 Post-Fight Press Conference

UFC 127 results, analysis and updates from the post-fight press conference all courtesy SB Nation MMA.

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UFC 127 Results: Brian Ebersole, Kyle Noke And Mark Hunt Win Fight Night Honors

UFC Dana White was not available at the UFC 127: Penn vs. Fitch post-fight press conference, so Marshall Zelaznik, the UFC's managing director of international development, conducted the presser.

The official attendance was 18,186 at the Acer Arena, which is a record for that venue. The sell out for that - 22 minutes - is still a UFC record. The live gate was $3.5 million.

Fight of the Night honors go to Brian Ebersole and Chris Lytle. Submission of the night belongs to Kyle Noke for his win over Chris Camozzi. Knockout of the Night belongs to Mark Hunt.

Zelaznik announced that James Te Huna donated his purse to help earthquake victims in New Zealand and that the UFC matched his contribution.

Tom Blackledge broke his hand and would be flying back to the U.K. the next day.

Now, here are some notes from the presser:

- UFC says they're trying to get Team Uk vs. Team Australia for The Ultimate Fighter, but likely won't see it in 2011.

- Penn says he should get a win over Fitch before he gets a title shot. Fitch says it should be for title.

- Zelaznik says they could mimic UFC 129's ticket sales. Victoria allows MMA, just not in a cage.

- Bisping says the knee was not on purpose. Also says Rivera has to accept he got beat and get over it.

- Penn appeared bewildered and says he's disappointed he gave away the third round like that. Fitch also says he's disappointed and prepared better. "I expect more of myself," says Fitch.

- Sotiropoulos complimentary of Siver's takedown defense. H

- Penn says "I got over trying to box people and run away." Says he's a grappler himself at that this is something he plans to do going forward.

- Bisping says he could've done a better job dealing with trash talking. Says on his end it isn't an act.

- Hunt says "it's been a long time between drinks for me" implying it had been a long time since he won in mixed martial arts (MMA).

- Zelaznik is not specualting one way or the other about individual UK vs. Australia match-ups for The Ultimate Fighter or any other card.

- Bisping indicates he might be spending more time in Australia because of his girlfriend and may even live there, but likely won't train there.



UFC 127 Results: UFC 127 Post-Fight Press Conference

Join SB Nation MMA at ~1:20 a.m. ET for a live video stream of the tonight's post-fight press conference. Follow me on Twitter (@MMANation) for further live analysis.

The winners of UFC 127 (B.J. Penn, Jon Fitch, Michael Bisping, Jorge Rivera, George Sotiropoulos, Dennis Siver) will talk about their performances and Dana White announces the Fight of the Night bonuses. We'll also get a sense of where things are headed for the welterweight division after tonight's result.

No word on who will be out due to injury.

$XX,000 fight-night bonuses:

- Fight of the Night: X and X
- Submission of the Night: X
- Knockout of the Night: X

UFC 127 draws XX,XXX for $X.X Million live gate.

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