10/30/2011 08:22 pm ET Updated Dec 30, 2011

UFC 137: Nick Diaz, BJ Penn And The Rest Of The Winners And Losers From Fight Card

The UFC 137 results and Bleacher Report is here with your real winners and losers from tonight's big event from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV.

Top-level welterweights Nick Diaz and BJ Penn battled in an epic, three-round standup war, with Diaz winning a unanimous decision in the end. In the end, it was Diaz's boxing and Penn's lack of cardio that seemed to be the difference in the fight.

But like most MMA events, tonight proved again that you don't necessarily have to have been involved in the fight card to have been affected by its outcome. The real winners and losers often don't show up in the record books, and tonight was no different as many outsiders were affected.

So with that said, let's take a closer look at UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz as we examine who the real winners and losers really were.

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