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Monday, Apr 15, 2013

Urijah Faber, Travis Browne and Cole Miller Lead TUF 17 Finale Payroll


By FCF Staff

Former WEC champion Urijah Faber led the payroll for Saturday’s TUF 17 Finale, in Las Vegas, Nevada, who tapped out fellow vet Scott Jorgensen in the fourth round of their main event tilt.

According to the Nevada State Athletic Commission, the perennial bantamweight contender collected $110,000 for his win over Jorgensen, while the latter earned $23,500.

Former TUF competitor and featherweight vet Cole Miller was also one of the payroll leaders, as he earned $42,000 for his first round, submission win over Bart Palaszewski.

Rising heavyweight Travis Browne was another of the card’s top earners, as he received $40,000 for his first round, stoppage win over Gabriel Gonzaga.

Here are the salary figures (via MMA Fighting.com) that have been released by the NSAC, which only reflect what was disclosed to the organization by the UFC. They do not include any additional funds (like sponsorship money or performance bonuses) a fighter may have received.

Urijah Faber $110,000 ($55,000; $55,000 win bonus)

Scott Jorgensen $23,500

Kelvin Gastelum $16,000 ($8,000; $8,000 win bonus)

Uriah Hall $8,000

Cat Zingano $14,000 ($7,000; $7,000 win bonus)

Miesha Tate $28,000

Travis Browne $40,000 ($20,000; $20,000 win bonus)

Gabriel Gonzaga $24,000

Bubba McDaniel $16,000 ($8,000; $8,000 win bonus)

Gilbert Smith $8,000

Josh Samman $16,000 ($8,000; $8,000 win bonus)

Kevin Casey $8,000

Luke Barnatt $16,000 ($8,000; $8,000 win bonus)

Collin Hart $8,000

Dylan Andrews $16,000 ($8,000; $8,000 win bonus)

Jimmy Quinlan $8,000

Clint Hester $16,000 ($8,000; $8,000 win bonus)

Bristol Marunde $8,000

Cole Miller $42,000 ($21,000; $21,000 win bonus)

Bart Palaszewski $15,000

Maximo Blanco $26,000 ($13,000; $13,000 win bonus)

Sam Sicilia $8,000

Daniel Pineda $26,000 ($13,000; $13,000 win bonus)

Justin Lawrence $8,000



posted by FCF Staff @ 12:11 pm
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