|Event:||UFC Fight Night 8: Evans vs. Salmon|
|Date:||Thu., Jan. 25, 2007|
|Venue:||Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino|
UFC Fight Night 8 is officially in the books. ‘Evans vs. Salmon’-led card took place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida, 16 years ago. The eight-fight-event featured some great fights and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Rashad Evans’s KO (Head Kick) victory over Sean Salmon. In the co-main event, Jake O’Brien defeated Heath Herring in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC Fight Night 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 most thrilling individual performance.
Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC Fight Night 8 bonus winners below:
There were eight fights at UFC Fight Night 8: Evans vs. Salmon, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Rashad Evans and Ed Herman, who will be leaving the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida with an extra $50,000. Spencer Fisher Vs. Hermes Franca 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 Fight Night 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 Fight Night 8:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 8 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 8 attendance and gate
There were Pending fans inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for UFC Fight Night 8 on January 25. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.