|Event:||UFC on Fox 8: Johnson vs. Moraga|
|Date:||Sat., Jul. 27, 2013|
UFC on Fox 8 is officially in the books. ‘Johnson vs. Moraga’-led card took place at the KeyArena in Seattle, Washington, 10 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Demetrious Johnson’s Submission (Armbar) victory over John Moraga. In the co-main event, Rory MacDonald defeated Jake Ellenberger in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC on Fox 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 Fox 8 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC on Fox 8: Johnson vs. Moraga, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Melvin Guillard and Demetrious Johnson, who will be leaving the KeyArena in Seattle, Washington with an extra $50,000. Ed Herman Vs. Trevor Smith 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 on Fox 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 Fox 8:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC on Fox 8 event is PENDING.
UFC on Fox 8 attendance and gate
There were 8,967 fans inside the KeyArena for UFC on Fox 8 on July 27. The reported gate for the event is: $700,081. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.