The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the official salaries from “The Ultimate Fighter 11 Finale,” which took place at The Pearl at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas last Saturday night.
Heavy.com was able to obtain the fighter’s respective paydays, which saw Chris Leben pocket the most dough with $95,000.
Court McGee (Team Liddell) was crowned this season’s “Ultimate Fighter” after he submitted Kris McCray (Team Franklin/Ortiz) with a rear-naked choke in the 2ndRound of the main event.
Each contestant from “The Ultimate Fighter” show that fought on Saturday’s card got $8,000 to show and $8,000 to win.
Keith Jardine, Matt Hamill, Court McGee and Chris Leben each got an extra $25,000 as a bonus for their fights.
Here’s a breakdown of TUF 11’s fighter salaries (the totals for Jardine, Hamill, McGee and Leben include their bonuses):
Court McGee: $41,000 ($25,000 Submission of the Night)
Kris McCray: $8,000
Keith Jardine: $80,000 ($25,000 Fight of the Night)
Matt Hamill: $77,000 ($25,000 Fight of the Night)
Chris Leben: $95,000 ($25,000 Knockout of the Night)
Aaron Simpson: $13,000
Dennis Siver: $34,000
Spencer Fisher: $26,000
Rich Attonito: $16,000
Jamie Yager: $8,000
John Gunderson: $10,000
Mark Holst: $6,000
Brad Tavares: $16,000
Seth Baczynski: $8,000
Kyle Noke: $16,000
Josh Bryant: $8,000
Chris Camozzi: $16,000
James Hammortree: $8,000
Travis Browne: $12,000
James McSweeney: $8,000