The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale Salaries Breakdown


Mike Pyle earned the highest individual salary from this past Saturday's The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale card, walking away with $78,000 after his win over James Head. confirmed the numbers with the Nevada Athletic Commission.

Roy Nelson, who earned a main event victory over Matt Mitrione, earned $48,000, while Pat Barry picked up $44,000 for his win over Shane Del Rosario.

Ultimate Fighter winner Colton Smith picked up $16,000, which included a win bonus of $8,000. All of the salaries are below, and as always, they do not include any locker room or bonus money given to the fighters:

Roy Nelson: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)

Matt Mitrione: $12,000

Colton Smith: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Mike Ricci: $8,000

Pat Barry: $44,000 (includes $22,000 win bonus)

Shane Del Rosario: $20,000

Dustin Poirier: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)

Jonathan Brookins: $20,000

Mike Pyle: $78,000 (includes $39,000 win bonus)

James Head: $12,000

Johnny Bedford: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Marcos Vinicius: $8,000

Rustam Khabilov: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Vinc Pichel: $8,000

Anthony Waldburger: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)

Nick Catone: $13,000

Hugo Viana: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Reuben Duran: $8,000

Mike Rio: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

John Cofer: $8,000

Timothy Elliott: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)

Jared Papazian: $6,000

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