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The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale Fighter Salaries and Bonuses

The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale PosterThe Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the official fighter salaries for The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale, which took place on Saturday, June 21st at The Pearl in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The event’s top payout went to “The Ultimate Fighter” 1 winner Diego Sanchez, who earned $70,000 for his third-round technical knockout of Luigi Fioravanti. “The Ultimate Fighter” 7 winner Amir Sadollah was paid $16,000 for his finals victory over CB Dollaway, “The Ultimate Fighter” 3 winner Kendall Grove took home $32,000 for his main event split decision win over Evan Tanner, and Tanner, a former UFC champion, earned $25,000 in the loss.

The official salaries reported to the athletic commission do not include bonuses, sponsorships, or fees.

In addition to the salaries reported below, Dustin Hazelett took home an additional $40,000 for “Submission of the Night” and “Fight of the Night” with his second-round armbar submission of Josh Burkman, Burkman was awarded $20,000 for his loss in the “Fight of the Night” against Hazelett, and Drew McFedries earned an additional $20,000 for his “Knockout of the Night” first-round knockout of Marvin Eastman.

Continue reading for the official The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale salaries…

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 14 FIGHTER SALARIES

Kendall Grove def. Evan Tanner

  • Grove — $32,000 ($16,000 to show, $16,000 to win)
  • Tanner — $25,000

Amir Sadollah def. CB Dollaway

  • Sadollah — $16,000 ($8,000to show, $8,000 to win)
  • Dollaway — $8,000

Diego Sanchez def. Luigi Fioravanti

  • Diego Sanchez — $70,000 ($35,000 to show, $35,000 to win)
  • Fioravanti — $10,000

Spencer Fisher def. Jeremy Stephens

  • Fisher — $36,000 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 to win)
  • Stephens — $8,000

Matt Riddle def. Dante Rivera

  • Riddle — $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
  • Rivera — $8,000

Dustin Hazelett def. Josh Burkman

  • Hazelett — $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
  • Burkman — $10,000

Drew McFedries def. Marvin Eastman

  • McFedries — $26,000 ($13,000 to show, $13,000 to win)
  • Eastman — $9,000

Matt Brown def. Matt Arroyo

  • Brown — $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
  • Arroyo — $8,000

Dean Lister def. Jeremy Horn

  • Lister — $28,000 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 to win)
  • Horn — $25,000

Tim Credeur vs. Cale Yarbrough – CANCELLED

  • Credeur — $8,000
  • Yarbrough — $8,000

Rob Kimmons def. Rob Yundt

  • Kimmons — $6,000 ($3,000 to show, $3,000 to win)
  • Yundt — $5,000

The scheduled preliminary bout between Tim Credeur and  Cale Yarbrough was cancelled after Credeur tested positive for Adderall in a pre-fight drug test. Because Credeur alerted the NSAC of his use of the prescription drug no disciplinary action was taken and both fighters received their $8,000 base pay. For more on the situation click here.

The total official fighter payroll for the event was $402,000.

For complete results from The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale click here.

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