UFC90: Sherk, Griffin, Dos Santos and Fisher Earn $65K Fight Bonuses

As the lights go down in Chicago following a disappointing finish in the main event at UFC 90. The UFC announces hefty $65K fight bonuses at the post fight press conference.

“Fight of the Night” goes to well deserved fighters Sean Sherk and Tyson Griffin for a three round war between these two top contender lightweights. In the end Sherk squeaks out the close unanimous decision win, but both fighter walk away with $65k.

“Submission of the Night” bonus goes to UFC newcomer Junior Dos Santos for his brutal knock out of top UFC heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum in his UFC debut.

“Submission of the Night” bonus went to MMA veteran Spencer Fisher for his triangle choke submission over Shannon Gugerty in the third round.

The 15,359 fans in attendance at the Allstate Arena netted a whooping $2.85 million dollar gate for the live event on Saturday night.

UFC 90 “Silva vs. Cote” Results LIVE

UFC 90 “Silva vs. Cote”, Saturday, October 25, live on Pay-Per-View from Rosemont, IL. The Pound-for-pound best fighter in the world Anderson “The Spider” Silva returns to the cage to defend the UFC Middleweight title against French-Canadian contender Patrick “The Predator” Cote. Plus, Josh Koscheck replaces the injured Diego Sanchez and take on Thiago “Pitbull” Alves for a top spot in the UFC welterweight division.

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UFC 90 “Silva vs. Cote” Weigh-In Results

The official weigh-in results for UFC 90: “Silva vs. Cote”

The live weigh-ins are set to takes place LIVE October 24 from the Chicago Theatre in Chicago, Ill., starting at 5pm EST.

ufc 90 weigh-in results

Anderson Silva (184) vs. Patrick Cote (183)
Josh Koscheck (170) vs. Thiago Alves (171)
Rich Clementi (156) vs. Gray Maynard (155)
Fabricio Werdum (256) vs. Junior dos Santos (234)
Sean Sherk (156) vs. Tyson Griffin (155)
Thales Leites (186) vs. Drew McFedries (186)
Spencer Fisher (155) vs. Shannon Gugerty (156)
Dan Miller (185) vs. Matt Horwich (186)
Hermes Franca (156) vs. Marcus Aurelio (156)
Josh Burkman (171)* vs. Pete Sell (170)

*Josh Burkman, 173 lb., failed to make weight on the first try. He will be given one hour to lose two pounds. UPDATE: He made weight at 171 lb. after one hour, the fight will go on.