|Event:||UFC 108: Evans vs. Silva|
|Date:||Sat., Jan. 2, 2010|
|Venue:||MGM Grand Garden Arena|
|Location:||Las Vegas, Nevada|
UFC 108 is officially in the books. ‘Evans vs. Silva’-led card took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, 13 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some great fights and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Rashad Evans’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Thiago Silva. In the co-main event, Paul Daley defeated Dustin Hazelett in round 1 by KO (Punches).
UFC 108 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 best 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 108 bonus winners below:
There were ten fights at UFC 108: Evans vs. Silva, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Paul Daley and Cole Miller, who will be leaving the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Joe Lauzon Vs. Sam Stout was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: Reebok sponsorship pay can range from $3,500 per fight to $40,000, depending on athletes' tenure. This deal ends in March 2021.
UFC 108 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 108:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 108 event is PENDING.
UFC 108 attendance and gate
There were 13,529 fans inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena for UFC 108 on January 2. The reported gate for the event is: $1,969,670. The buyrate and viewership data is: 300,000.