UFC on Fuel TV 8 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Silva vs. Stann’

Event: UFC on Fuel TV 8: Silva vs. Stann
Date: Sun., Mar. 3, 2013
Venue: Saitama Super Arena
Location: Saitama, Japan
Total Fights: 11
Attendance: 14,682
Gate: Undisclosed
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC on Fuel TV 8 is officially in the books. ‘Silva vs. Stann’-led card took place at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, 11 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Wanderlei Silva’s KO (Punches) victory over Brian Stann. In the co-main event, Mark Hunt defeated Stefan Struve in round 3 by TKO (Punches).

You can view UFC on Fuel TV 8 results and full fight card.

UFC on Fuel TV 8 bonus awards

Traditionally, UFC has handed out bonuses for Fight of the Night, Submission of the Night, and Knockout of the Night. The bonuses ranged from $20,000 up to $120,000. In 2014, the promotion has announced the Performance of the Night bonuses will replace the existing Knockout and Submission of the Night awards. The bonuses will be $50,000 each. There are two types of awards:

  • Fight of the Night is awarded to both fighters in the most exciting fight of the night.
  • Performance of the Night is awarded to fighters who put on the best individual performance.

Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC on Fuel TV 8 bonus winners below:

There were eleven fights at UFC on Fuel TV 8: Silva vs. Stann, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Wanderlei Silva and Mark Hunt, who will be leaving the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan with an extra $50,000. Wanderlei Silva Vs. Brian Stann was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: The first knockout, submission, and fight of the night bonuses were awarded at UFC 70 in 2007.

UFC on Fuel TV 8 fighter payouts

The salaries below are not official, but only an estimate. These payouts do not reflect the entire compensation for the event, as athletes may receive money from other undisclosed endorsements, Reebok sponsorship pay, and PPV points that some top-level fighters collect. Moreover, deductions for items such as insurance and licenses are not accounted for.

The list of fighter pay from UFC on Fuel TV 8:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC on Fuel TV 8 event is PENDING.

UFC on Fuel TV 8 attendance and gate

There were 14,682 fans inside the Saitama Super Arena for UFC on Fuel TV 8 on March 3. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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