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TUF 10 Finale Fighter Salaries: Edgar, Hamill Top Payroll; Slice Earns $25,000

Frank EdgarMain card winners Frankie Edgar and Matt Hamill were the top earners for Saturday’s The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale, according to official figures released Monday by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, each earning $46,000 to lead the $351,000 payroll for the Spike TV-televised event, which was held at The Pearl at The Palms in Las Vegas.

Kimbo Slice, a street fighter-turned-mixed martial artist and former EliteXC headliner, officially received $25,000 for his UFC debut, a unanimous decision win over Houston Alexander, who took home $13,000 for the loss.

The Ultimate Fighter 10 winner Roy Nelson earned  $16,000 for his first-round knockout of Brendan Schaub in card’s main event, the same salary received by all of the TUF 10 cast members excluding Slice.

The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale drew 1,400 spectators for a $504,350 live gate.

The event’s official salaries were:

  • Roy Nelson ($16,000 – includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Brendan Schaub ($8,000)
  • Matt Hamill ($46,000 – $23,000 win bonus) def. Jon Jones ($20,000)
  • Kimbo Slice ($25,000 – no win bonus) def. Houston Alexander ($13,000)
  • Frankie Edgar: $46,000 – $23,000 win bonus) def. Matt Veach ($5,000)
  • Matt Mitrione ($16,000 – $8,000 win bonus) def. Marcus Jones ($8,000)
  • James McSweeney ($16,000 – $8,000 win bonus) def. Darrill Schoonover ($8,000)
  • Jon Madsen ($16,000 – $8,000 win bonus) def. Justin Wren ($8,000)
  • Brian Stann ($30,000 – $15,000 win bonus) def. Rodney Wallace ($6,000)
  • John Howard ($14,000 – $7,000 win bonus) def. Dennis Hallman ($15,000)
  • Mark Bocek ($30,000 – $15,000 win bonus) def. Joe Brammer ($5,000)

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