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Monday, Dec 15, 2014

TUF 20 Finale Payroll: Carla Esparza Earns $50K For Championship Win

Carla Esparza (photo via UFC.com)

By FCF Staff

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the payroll figures for Friday’s TUF 20 Finale, and the numbers reflect that Carla Esparza earned $50,000 while laying claim to the UFC’s strawweight championship.

Esparza secured the title and 50 grand by tapping out fellow, TUF 20 finalist Rose Namajunas with a third round, rear-naked-choke. The latter earned $25,000 for the loss.

Here are the TUF 20 Finale, salary figures that were disclosed to the NSAC by the UFC. They do include any additional income a fighter may have earned through sponsorships or performance bonuses.

The December 12th card was hosted by the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Carla Esparza: $50,000 (including $25,000 win bonus)

def. Rose Namajunas: $25,000

Charles Oliveira: $54,000 ($27,000 win bonus)

def. Jeremy Stephens: $40,000

Daron Cruickshank: $17,000

no contest vs. K.J. Noons: $31,000

Yancy Medeiros: $30,000 ($15,000 win bonus)

def. Joe Proctor: $10,000

Jessica Penne: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)

def. Randa Markos: $8,000

Felice Herrig: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)

def. Lisa Ellis: $8,000

Heather Jo Clark: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)

def. Bec Rawlings: $8,000

Joanne Calderwood: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)

def. Seo Hee Ham: $8,000

Tecia Torres: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)

def. Angela Magana: $8,000

Aisling Daly: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)

def. Alex Chambers: $8,000

Angela Hill: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)

def. Emily Kagan: $8,000


posted by FCF Staff @ 3:02 pm
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