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Wanderlei Silva Wins Big at UFC on FUEL TV 8

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
March 2nd, 2013
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UFC Middleweight Wanderlei Silva

After a night of freebie MMA action, UFC President Dana White awarded Brian Stann and Mark Hunt each an additional $50,000 for their performances Saturday at “UFC on FUEL TV: Silva vs. Stann.” Wanderlei Silva (pictured) double-dipped and took home two bonus checks.

After witnessing a fairly unforgettable card, Silva and Stann put on the most thrilling performances of the evening in the show’s featured attraction. Their light heavyweight shootout earned ‘Fight of the Night’ honors.

Silva’s vicious left hook also scored him ‘Knockout of the Night.’

There was no submission on the night, so White decided to issue a second KO check. Hunt pocketed an extra $50k for his assault on Stefan Struve.

UFC on FUEL TV 8 took place inside Saturday inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

Fight of the Night:

Wanderlei Silva and Brian Stann ($50,000/each)

Knockout of the Night:

Wanderlei Silva and Mark Hunt ($50,000/each)

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