Article

UFC on FUEL TV 8 Post-Fight Presser and Bonus Recap

Read below to find out who took home Fight Night bonuses at UFC on FUEL TV 8...
Four fighters attended the UFC on FUEL TV 8 post-fight press conference - Wanderlei Silva, Mark Hunt, Yushin Okami, and Takeya Mizugaki.

Silva and Hunt both earned Knockout of the Night bonuses for their stoppages of Brian Stann and Stefan Struve, respectively. Silva and Stann engaged in an all-out brawl that also earned Fight of the Night. After a more conservative start to the second frame, Silva unleashed a right cross-left hook combo that starched Stann. "The Axe Murderer" followed up with a few ground strikes before the referee stepped in to end the bout.

Hunt and Struve also put on an entertaining fight, with the momentum shifting several times. Late in the third round, Hunt tagged Struve with a hook that sent the giant Dutchman crashing to the mat, his jaw apparently broken. Hunt turned and walked off without throwing any additional punches.

With no submission victories at UFC on FUEL TV 8, no Submission of the Night bonus was awarded.

Each bonused fighter received $50,000 for their efforts. Wanderlei Silva received a total of $100,000 for earning both Fight of the Night and Knockout of the Night.

Click here to watch full press conference

Media

Recent
Watch the UFC Fight Club Q&A with former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar.
18/04/2014
Check in with Edson Barboza while he trains for his bout at UFC on FOX 11 in Orlando. Barboza, owner of one of the greatest KOs in UFC history, works on his wrestling with UFC vet Frankie Edgar and explains why he feels more prepared than ever.
18/04/2014
Take a look at the meteoric rise of lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov, winner of 21 straight fights. The Russian-born fighter tries to continue that success when he battles Rafael dos Anjos this Saturday at UFC on FOX 11.
18/04/2014
Megan Olivi previews UFC on FOX 11, which pits Travis Browne against Fabricio Werdum in the main event. In the co-main, Liz Carmouche and Miesha Tate battle to get back into title contention while Edson Barboza and Cowboy Cerrone highlight the main card.
14/04/2014