|Event:||UFC on Fuel TV 8: Silva vs. Stann|
|Date:||Sun., Mar. 3, 2013|
|Venue:||Saitama Super Arena|
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, 10 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a several 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 most thrilling 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: According to Dana White, UFC is now worth around $9 billion, thanks to the deal with ESPN.
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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