TUF 24 Finale Payouts: Tim Elliott Earns $100K For Title Fight
By FCF Staff
Timothy Elliott came up short in his bid to win the UFC’s flyweight title on Saturday, but the veteran fighter did earn one of the card’s biggest payouts.
Elliott faced champion Demetrious Johnson at the TUF 24 Finale, which was a bout he earned by winning the season’s flyweight tournament. Johnson went on to win the Las Vegas bout, however, via unanimous decision.
According the salaries that were disclosed to the Nevada Commission via the UFC, Elliott was paid $100,000 for the bout. Johnson, on the other hand, earned $350,000.
Here are the payouts that the commission has released for the December 3rd card (via MMA Junkie). If the fighter earned a win bonus, then this figure is noted in brackets and is reflected in the total on the left.
Demetrious Johnson: $350,000
def. Tim Elliott: $100,000
Joseph Benavidez: $140,000 (includes $70,000 win bonus)
def. Henry Cejudo: $50,000
Jorge Masvidal: $120,000 ($60,000 win bonus)
def. Jake Ellenberger: $78,000
Jared Cannonier: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)
def. Ion Cutelaba: $12,000
Sara McMann: $56,000 ($28,000 win bonus)
def. Alexis Davis: $27,000
Brandon Moreno: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)
def. Ryan Benoit: $15,000
Ryan Hall: $34,000 ($17,000 win bonus)
def. Gray Maynard: $51,000
Rob Font: $33,000 ($16,500 win bonus)
def. Matt Schnell: $10,000
“Maestro” Dong Hyun Kim: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
def. Brendan O’Reilly: $12,000
Jamie Moyle: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
def. Kailin Curran: $20,000
Anthony Smith: $30,000 ($15,000 win bonus)
def. Elvis Mutapcic: $16,000
Devin Clark: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
def. Josh Stansbury: $12,000