The Ultimate Fighter 16 salaries and payouts

December 17, 2012


The Ultimate Fighter 16 salaries and payouts

The official salaries and payouts for UFC TUF 16 finale are now up.  Find out who earned the most money this past weekend.

In the main-event, Roy Nelson made quick work of Matt Mitrione as he used his striking to beat the former NFL player.

Here are the complete TUF 16 fighter salaries:

Roy Nelson: $48,000 ($24,000 to show, $24,000 to win)
Matt Mitrione: $12,000
Nelson def. Mitrione via technical knockout

Colton Smith: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Mike Ricci: $8,000
Smith def. Ricci via unanimous decision

Pat Barry: $44,000 ($22,000 to show, $22,000 to win)
Shane del Rosario: $20,000
Barry def. Del Rosario via knockout

Dustin Poirier: $34,000 ($17,000 to show, $17,000 to win)
Jonathan Brookins: $20,000
Poirier def. Brookins via submission

Mike Pyle: $78,000 ($39,000 to show, $39,000 to win)
James Head: $12,000
Pyle def. Head via technical knockout

Johnny Bedford: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Marcos Vinicius: $8,000
Bedford def. Vinicius via knockout

Rustam Khabilov: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Vinc Pichel: $8,000
Khabilov def. Pichel via technical knockout

T.J. Waldburger: $28,000 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 to win)
Nick Catone: $13,000
Waldburger def. Catone via submission

Hugo Viana: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Reuben Duran: $8,000
Viana def. Duran via knockout

Mike Rio: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
John Cofer: $6,000
Rio def. Cofer via submission

Tim Elliott: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 to win)
Jared Papazian: $6,000
Elliot def. Papazian via unanimous decision

The total disclosed payroll for TUF 16 finale was $447,000.

The salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, sponsorships, percentages and other unofficial payments such as fight bonuses, etc.



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