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Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale Salaries Revealed: Pyle, Nelson and Barry Lead The List

December 17, 2012 | Posted by Larry Csonka

According to mmajunkie.com, the Nevada State Athletic Commission disclosed the following salaries from the Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale. The total disclosed payroll for the event was $447,000…

Roy Nelson: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
def. Matt Mitrione: $12,000

Colton Smith: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Mike Ricci: $8,000

Patrick Barry: $44,000 (includes $22,000 win bonus)
def. Shane Del Rosario: $20,000

Dustin Poirier: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)
def. Jonathan Brookins: $20,000

Mike Pyle: $78,000 (includes $39,000 win bonus)
def. James Head: $12,000

Johnny Bedford: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Marcos Vinicius: $8,000

Rustam Khabilov: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Vinc Pichel: $8,000

Anthony Waldburger: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
def. Nick Catone: $13,000

Hugo Viana: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Reuben Duran: $8,000

Mike Rio: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. John Cofer: $6,000

Timothy Elliott: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
def. Jared Papazian: $6,000

NOTES: UFC paid show money to Guillard ($42,000) and Varner ($12,000). Their bout was canceled a few hours prior to fight time when Varner became ill. The figures are not a part of the $447,000 disclosed payroll.

DISCLAIMER: The figures do not include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses and taxes. Additionally, the figures do not include money paid by sponsors, which can oftentimes be a substantial portion of a fighter’s income. They also do not include any other “locker room” or special discretionary bonuses the UFC oftentimes pays.

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