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‘TUF: Live Finale’ Salaries; Kampmann and Ellenberger Top Earners

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the fighter payouts from last Friday night’s The Ultimate Fighter: Live Finale fight card, with main event fighters Martin Kampmann and Jake Ellenberger taking home the night’s biggest purses.

Kampmann defeated Ellenberger via second-round TKO after surviving an early onslaught from The Juggernaut. In the night’s co-main event, Michael Chiesa became the latest Ultimate Fighter by submitting Al Iaquinta in the first round of their finals match.

The TUF: Live Finale took place at the Pearl at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

You can check out the full list of salaries below, keeping in mind that the figures don’t contain any sponsorship money, locker room or fight night bonuses.

  • Martin Kampmann: ($42,000 + $42,000 win bonus = $84,000) defeated Jake Ellenberger: $42,000
  • Mike Chiesa: ($8,000 + $8,000 win bonus = $16,000) defeated Al Iaquinta: $8,000
  • Charles Oliveira: ($16,000 + $16,000 win bonus = $32,000) defeated Jonathan Brookins: $15,000
  • Max Holloway: ($6,000 + $6,000 win bonus = $12,000) defeated Pat Schilling: $6,000
  • Justin Lawrence: ($8,000 + $8,000 win bonus = $16,000) defeated John Cofer: $8,000
  • Daron Cruickshank: ($8,000 + $8,000 win bonus = $16,000) defeated Chris Tickle: $8,000
  • Myles Jury: ($8,000 + $8,000 win bonus = $16,000) defeated Chris Saunders: $8,000
  • Sam Sicilia: ($8,000 + $8,000 win bonus = $16,000) defeated Cristiano Marcello: $8,000
  • Joe Proctor: ($8,000 + $8,000 win bonus = $16,000) defeated Jeremy Larsen: $8,000
  • Erik Perez: ($6,000 + $6,000 win bonus = $12,000) defeated John Albert: $8,000*

*Albert was awarded his win bonus by the UFC anyway for the fight’s controversial ending.

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