|Event:||UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold|
|Date:||Sat., May. 18, 2013|
|Location:||Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil|
UFC on FX 8 is officially in the books. ‘Belfort vs. Rockhold’-led card took place at the Arena Jaraguá in Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil, 10 years ago. The thirteen-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Vitor Belfort’s KO (Spinning Heel Kick and Punches) victory over Luke Rockhold. In the co-main event, Ronaldo Souza defeated Chris Camozzi in round 1 by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke).
UFC on FX 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 FX 8 bonus winners below:
There were thirteen fights at UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Vitor Belfort and Ronaldo Souza, who will be leaving the Arena Jaraguá in Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil with an extra $50,000. Lucas Martins Vs. Jeremy Larsen was awarded the Fight of the Night.
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UFC on FX 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 FX 8:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC on FX 8 event is PENDING.
UFC on FX 8 attendance and gate
There were 7,642 fans inside the Arena Jaraguá for UFC on FX 8 on May 18. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.