UFC on FX 6 fighter payroll hits $447K
Featuring the tournament finale of The Ultimate Fighter 16, the four-fight main card entertained on FX. Nelson headlined the card opposite Matt Mitrione, who earned $12,000 for his efforts. Nelson earned four times that amount, including a $24,000 win bonus.
Pyle, who competed on the FUEL TV preliminary portion of the card, earned a cool $78,000 to lead the entire payroll.
Other top earners from the card includes Pat Barry ($44,000), Dustin Poirier ($34,000), and TJ Waldburger ($28,000).
Melvin Guillard, whose main card bout against Jamie Varner was canceled just moments before the live broadcast, would have been a top earner as well. He was paid $42,000, while Varner was paid $12,000.
MMAjunkie.com revealed the numbers today.
Check out the full list of fighter salaries below:
Roy Nelson: $48,000 (includes $24K win bonus)
Matt Mitrione: $12,000
Colton Smith: $16,000 (includes $8K win bonus)
Mike Ricci: $8,000
Pat Barry: $44,000 (includes $22K win bonus)
Shane Del Rosario: $20,000
Dustin Poirier: $34,000 (includes $17K win bonus)
Jonathan Brookins: $20,000
Mike Pyle: $78,000 (includes $39K win bonus)
James Head: $12,000
Johnny Bedford: $16,000 (includes $8K win bonus)
Marcos Vinicius: $8,000
Rustam Khabilov: $16,000 (includes $8K win bonus)
Vinc Pichel: $8,000
TJ Waldburger: $28,000 (includes $14K win bonus)
Nick Catone: $13,000
Hugo Viana: $16,000 (includes $8K win bonus)
Reuben Duran: $8,000
Mike Rio: $16,000 (includes $8K win bonus)
John Cofer: $8,000
Tim Elliott: $12,000 (includes $6K win bonus)
Jared Papazian: $6,000
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