Report: Mike Pyle, Pat Barry and Roy Nelson Lead TUF 16 Finale Salaries
By FCF Staff
Mike Pyle lead the disclosed payroll for this Saturday’s TUF 16 Finale in Las Vegas, as the veteran welterweight reportedly collected $78,000 (including a $39,000 win bonus) for his round stoppage of James Head.
Other top earners, according to the figures the Nevada State Athletic Commission released to MMA Junkie, included heavyweights Roy Nelson and Pat Barry.
Nelson took home $48,000 for his first round, TKO win over Matt Mitrione, while Barry earned $44,000 for his second round, knockout of Shane del Rosario.
Here are the TUF 16 Finale salary figures, which do not reflect any additional payments or bonuses a fighter may have collected that weren’t disclosed to the NSAC.
Roy Nelson: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
def. Matt Mitrione: $12,000
Colton Smith: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Mike Ricci: $8,000
Patrick Barry: $44,000 (includes $22,000 win bonus)
def. Shane Del Rosario: $20,000
Dustin Poirier: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)
def. Jonathan Brookins: $20,000
Mike Pyle: $78,000 (includes $39,000 win bonus)
def. James Head: $12,000
Johnny Bedford: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Marcos Vinicius: $8,000
Rustam Khabilov: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Vinc Pichel: $8,000
Anthony Waldburger: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
def. Nick Catone: $13,000
Hugo Viana: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Reuben Duran: $8,000
Mike Rio: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. John Cofer: $8,000
Timothy Elliott: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
def. Jared Papazian: $6,000