UFC 208 is in the books. An event with controversy for some in the co main and main event of the evening. In the co main, the legend Anderson Silva took home a unanimous decision win over Derek Brunson; in the main event, Dutch kickboxer Germaine de Randamie also won by unanimous decision against fan favorite Holly Holm.
The rest of the PPV card included middleweight contender ‘Jacare’ Souza who disposed of veteran Tim Boetsch, a light heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Jared Cannonier and an exciting lightweight battle starred by Dustin Poirier and Jim Miller.
The newly-crowned first female featherweight champion in the history of the UFC Germaine de Randamie and her fellow contender Holly Holm led the pack with Reebok earnings of $30,000 dollars each. Veterans Anderson Silva, Tim Boetsch and Jim Miller took home $20,000 dollars each. Dustin Poirier and Nik Lentz received $15,000. Brunson, Souza and Teixeira were the only other fighters to make 5 digits last night, they got $10,000 a piece.
The full payouts were:
Germaine de Randamie: $30,000 def. Holly Holm: $30,000
Anderson Silva: $20,000 def. Derek Brunson: $10,000
Ronaldo Souza: $10,000 def. Tim Boetsch: $20,000
Glover Teixeira: $10,000 def. Jared Cannonier: $2,500
Dustin Poirier: $15,000 def. Jim Miller: $20,000
Belal Muhammad: $2,500 def. Randy Brown: $2,500
Wilson Reis: $5,000 def. Ulka Sasaki: $2,500
Islam Makhachev: $2,500 def. Nik Lentz: $15,000
Rick Glenn: $2,500 def. Phillipe Nover: $5,000
Ryan LaFlare: $5,000 def. Roan Carneiro: $5,000
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