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    TUF 7 Finale Salaries & Bonuses

    MAIN EVENT FIGHTERS

    -Kendall Grove: $32,000 (defeated Evan Tanner; win bonus was $16,000)

    -Evan Tanner: $25,000 (lost to Kendall Grove; win bonus would have been $25,000)

    -Amir Sadollah: $16,000 (defeated C.B. Dollaway; win bonus was $8,000)

    -C.B. Dollaway: $8,000 (lost to Amir Sadollah; win bonus would have been $8,000)


    MAIN CARD FIGHTERS

    -Diego Sanchez: $70,000 (defeated Luigi Fioravanti; win bonus was $35,000)

    -Spencer Fisher: $36,000 (defeated Jeremy Stephens; win bonus was $18,000)

    -Matthew Riddle: $16,000 (defeated Dante Rivera; win bonus was $8,000)

    -Luigi Fioravanti: $10,000 (lost to Diego Sanchez; win bonus would have been $10,000)

    -Dante Rivera: $8,000 (lost to Matthew Riddle; win bonus would have been $8,000)

    -Jeremy Stephens: $8,000 (lost to Spencer Fisher; win bonus would have been $8,000)


    PRELIMINARY MATCH FIGHTERS

    -Dean Lister: $28,000 (defeated Jeremy Horn; win bonus was $14,000)

    -Drew McFedries: $26,000 (defeated Marvin Eastman; win bonus was $13,000)

    -Jeremy Horn: $25,000 (lost to Dean Lister; win bonus would have been $25,000)

    -Dustin Hazelett: $24,000 (defeated Josh Burkman; win bonus was $12,000)

    -Matt Brown: $16,000 (defeated Matt Arroyo; win bonus was $8,000)

    -Josh Burkman: $10,000 (lost to Dustin Hazelett; win bonus would have been $10,000)

    -Marvin Eastman: $9,000 (lost to Drew McFedries; win bonus would have been $9,000)

    -Matt Arroyo: $8,000 (lost to Matt Brown; win bonus would have been $8,000)

    -Tim Credeur: $8,000 (bout with Cale Yarbrough cancelled; win bonus would have been $8,000)

    -Cale Yarbrough: $8,000 (bout with Tim Credeur cancelled; win bonus would have been $8,000)

    -Rob Kimmons: $6,000 (defeated Rob Yundt; win bonus was $3,000)

    -Rob Yundt: $5,000 (lost to Rob Kimmons; win bonus would have been $5,000)


    DISCLOSED FIGHTER PAYROLL: $402,000

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    Wow, what a deal for Dana!

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    The thing is, not too long ago that total payroll would have been more than a ppv. Salaries are coming along.

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    Plus, you can always get drunk and go to a bar and tell everyone- "I'm a UFC fighter!!!", and terrorize some women...
    "Coffee is for Closers" GlenGarry Glenross

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    I've lost to Rob Kimmons many times...and never made one red cent for it.
    And lo, Kano looked down upon the field and saw the multitudes. Amongst them were the disciples of Uesheba who were greatly vexed at his sayings. And Kano spake: "Do not be concerned with the mote in thy neighbor's eye, when verily thou hast a massive stick in thine ass".

    --Scrolls of Bujutsu: Chapter 5 vs 10-14.

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    So here's a question I've always wondered about... does Zuffa pay for accommodations for the fighter and/or his cornermen?

    Because if not, that's a huge chunk of a fighter's purse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrapper
    I've lost to Rob Kimmons many times...and never made one red cent for it.
    He triangle mounted me the last time we rolled. Granted, he's light years beyond me in skill but that just hurts a man's pride. :new_puppy

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phrost
    So here's a question I've always wondered about... does Zuffa pay for accommodations for the fighter and/or his cornermen?
    Yes. travel costs, as well.
    Undisputed KING OF ASSHOLES.

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    But not any of the medicals or health stuff right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jadonblade
    But not any of the medicals or health stuff right?
    Medical expenses for injuries incurred during the fight are covered by the UFC. Medical expenses for training injuries are on the fighter.
    Undisputed KING OF ASSHOLES.

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