|Event:||UFC 90: Silva vs. Côte|
|Date:||Sat., Oct. 25, 2008|
UFC 90 is officially in the books. ‘Silva vs. Côte’-led card took place at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois, 14 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some great fights and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Anderson Silva’s TKO (Knee Injury) victory over Patrick Cote. In the co-main event, Thiago Alves defeated Josh Koscheck in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC 90 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 90 bonus winners below:
There were ten fights at UFC 90: Silva vs. Côte, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Junior dos Santos and Spencer Fisher, who will be leaving the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois with an extra $50,000. Sean Sherk Vs. Tyson Griffin was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: Zuffa purchased the UFC in 2001 from Semaphore Entertainment Group for $2 million.
UFC 90 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 90:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 90 event is PENDING.
UFC 90 attendance and gate
There were 15,359 fans inside the Allstate Arena for UFC 90 on October 25. The reported gate for the event is: $2,850,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 300,000.